Pilophorus yunnanensis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lecanoromycetes
Subclassis: Lecanoromycetidae
Ordo: Lecanorales

Familia: Cladoniaceae
Genus: Pilophorus
Species: Pilophorus yunnanensis

Name[edit]

Pilophorus yunnanensis L.S. Wang & X.Y. Wang, 2010


Mycobank No. 516743

Diagnosis: Thallus saxatilis, fruticosus. Thallus horizontalis dissitus, laxe squamulosus, squamulae ad 0.1 mm diametro, albiogriseae. Pseudopodetia parva, ad, 1 mm longa, solida. Apothecia globosa, singula, 0.2–0.4 mm diametro. Columella absens,textura pseudopodetii solida. Cephalodia rara, sessilia. Nostoc continentia.

Type: CHINA, YUNNAN PROVINCE: Luquan Co., Jiaozixueshan Mt., 26o 05' N, 102o 08' E, alt. 3600 m, on exposed rocks, 2003, L. S. Wang 03-22641 (holotype: KUN; isotype: Korean Lichen Research Institute, Sunchon National University).

Ecology and distribution: Pilophorus yunnanensis grows on siliceous rocks, in the high elevation mountains in Yunnan province, southwest China.

Etymology: The specific epithet "yunnanensis" refers to the Yunnan province.

References[edit]

  • Wang, X.Y.; Joshi, Y.; Hur, J.S.; Oh, S.O. and Wang, L.S. (2010) Taxonomic studies on the lichen flora of southwestern China (1), Pilophorus yunnanensis sp. nov. (Cladoniaceae). The Bryologist 113 (2): 345–349.   (RLL List # 220 / Rec. # 32285 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (JSTOR) (Black-and-white photos of Pilophorus yunnanensis: p. 346, figs. 1-3)

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