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Ramalina subleptocarpha Rundel & Bowler
Family: Ramalinaceae
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Stephen Sharnoff  
Thallus: fruticose, shrubby or subpendulous, up to 7(15) cm long branching: sparingly and dichotomously branched from a narrow holdfast branches: solid, plane or +canaliculate, up to 3(-5) mm wide surface: greenish gray to greenish yellow, lacunose, shiny, sorediate soralia: marginal, rarely laminal, marginal soralia erupting in cracks between upper and lower cortices pseudocyphellae: laminal or rarely marginal, ellipsoid or short linear near the base of laciniae, flat to +depressed cortex: thin; chondroid strands: continuous, smooth, never forming bundles of hyphae Apothecia: not seen Pycnidia: not observed Spot tests: cortex K-, C-, KC+ yellow, P-; medulla K-, C-, KC-, P- Secondary metabolites: cortex with usnic acid (minor); medulla with zeorin (┬▒trace). Substrate and ecology: on bark World and Sonoran distribution: southern California, Baja California, and Baja California Sur. Notes: Ramalina subleptocarpha is a sorediate counterpart of R. leptocarpha. It might be confused with R. farinacea that differs in having flat laciniae, +cracked chondroid strands and in producing depsidones such as protocetraric or norstictic acids.
Ramalina subleptocarpha image
Stephen Sharnoff  
Ramalina subleptocarpha image
Stephen Sharnoff  
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