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Heterodermia appalachensis (Kurok.) W. L. Culb.

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Schramm R. & Nash T. H. (99-06-25). Data set not to be published after submission; 99-12-31.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted. Taxonomic rank: species. Heterodermia. Physciaceae Zahlbr. (1898).

Taxonomic Literature: Kurokawa S., Beih. Nova Hedwigia 6: 1-115 [83] (1962); Moberg R. & Nash III T.H., Bryologist 102(1): 1- 14 [2-3] (1999); Culberson W.L., Bryologist 69: 472-487 [479] (1966).

Biogeography: Continent: Northern America.

Ecology: Corticolous.

Thallus: Separate thallus parts narrow. Thallus Size and Differentiation: Small or large. Upper Surface: White, yellow, or pink (rosé); epruinose; ciliate; not isidate; sorediate; soralia terminal. Lower Surface: Rhizinate; rhizines pale brown, brown, or black; sorediate.

Lower Cortex: Absent.

Reproduction Strategy: With sexual (and possible asexual) stages.

Conidiomata: Absent resp. not observed.

Secondary Metabolites: Atranorin, hopane-6a,22-diol, and leucotylin.

(report generated 13.Nov.2007)

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