Observation 20430: Rhizocarpon umbilicatum (Ramond) Flagey

Lat.: 46.44454 Long.: 13.64221
Code: Bot_306/2008-#128

Habitat: Alpine grassland, fully exposed to sun, partly protected from direct rain, precipitations ~3.000 mm/year, average temperature 0-2 deg C, elevation 2.100 m (6.600 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.
Substratum: south oriented vertical calcareous bedrock face

Place: Mt. Mangart’s flats, inside the end-loop of Mangart’s alpine road, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Nikon D70 / Nikorr Micro 105mm/f2.8

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:37 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Mangart flats, Mt. Mangart, East Julian Alps, Posocje, Slovenia EC’ to ‘Mangart flats, Mount Mangart, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia’


Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: F. Dobson, Lichens, The Richmond Publ. (2005), p390.
V.Wirth, Die Flechten Baden-Wuerttembergs, Ulmer (1995), Vol.2., p819.
Brodo, Sharnoff, Sharnoff, Lichens of North America, Yale Uni. Press (2001), p634.
Determination not certain, although field characters fit well to literature.

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