Bryoria tenuis (Å. E. Dahl) Brodo & D. Hawksw.

Op. Bot. 42: 112 (1977).

Basionym: Alectoria tenuis Å. E. Dahl, Meddr Grønland, Biosc. 150 (no. 2): 144 (1950).


Data lacking.

Basionym: Data lacking.


Type locality: Denmark, Greenland, Julianehab (Quaqortoq) District, Igalifjord, Eqaluit, 1937, Å. E. Dahl (O - holotype).

Type locality coordinates: Data lacking.

Molecular barcode: Data lacking.

Thallus: erect, sometimes becoming pendent, to 4-7 cm long, bicolorous, basal parts black, apical parts pale brown to brown, shiny. Main branches distinct, thin, tertiary branches absent or poorly developed, angles between the branches acute, lateral spinules sometimes present. Soralia absent. Pseudocyphellae dark and inconspicuous. Apothecia rare, to 1.5 mm diam.; disc yellowish brown to reddish brown, concave to convex. Spores subglobose to ellipsoid, 7-10 x 5-7 μm. Pycnidia unknown.

Photobiont: Data lacking.

Chemistry: Cortex and medulla PD+ red; fumarprotocetraric acid (xx). Inner cortex and medulla K-, C-, KC-, PD+ red in parts (small amounts of fumarprotocetraric acid (Hawksworth & Coppins 2003: 361).

Ecology: On rocks or on branches of trees in humid habitats.

Distribution Type: Rare, mainly in coastal Norway, Europe, Asia, North America Oceanic.



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Tropical Lichens