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Ramalina sp.

Observed: 3rd May 2012 By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Ramalina sp.
Description:

Fruticose lichen growing on bark of a tree. Branches narrowed towards the tips

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

AlanS's picture

Not sure about this

It has the general look of Ramalina farinacea, but I see no sign of the disk-like, marginal soralia that characterise this species, and we cannot see the undersides of the branches.

This might be Evernia prunastri going incognito.

Alan