Rhizoplaca glaucophana

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Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

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

Familia: Lecanoraceae
Genus: Rhizoplaca
Species: Rhizoplaca glaucophana


Rhizoplaca glaucophana (Nyl. ex Hasse) W.A. Weber, 1979

Substrate and ecology: On calcium poor siliceous rocks, apparently strongly nitrophilous, but growing in somewhat shaded areas

World distribution: California and Baja California, c. 1300 m.

  • Lecanora glaucophana Hasse, Lich. S. California, ed. 2: 11 (1898)


  • Harpidium glaucophanum (Nyl.) Hasse in Contrib. U. S. Nation. Herbarium, vol. XVII, 1913, p. 86.   (Source: Ryan 2002, p. 444)


  • W.A. Weber, Mycotaxon 8(2): 559 (1979)
  • Weber, W.A. (1979) New combinations in Rhizoplaca for endemic American species of Lecanora Auctt. - Mycotaxon 8: 559–560.   (RLL List # 103-96 / Rec. # 20042 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Web site)
  • Ryan, B.D. (2002) Rhizoplaca (pp. 442-448) In: Nash III, T.H.; Ryan, B.D.; Gries, C. and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 1. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 532 pages.   (RLL List # 187 / Rec. # 23123 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Discussion of Rhizoplaca glaucophana: pp. 444-445; distribution map for the Sonoran region: p. 445; black-and-white photo: p. 444, fig. 90)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Rimmed navel lichen