Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium at Louisiana State University
Catalog #: LSU00191799
Occurrence ID (GUID): 14970712-8f36-4ae1-8450-e73f9b9b556e
Secondary Catalog #: 139584
Taxon: Heterodermia leucomela (L.) Poelt
Family: Physciaceae
Collector: William A. Weber   s.n.   
Date: 1976-05-11
Verbatim Date: 11 May 1976
Additional Collectors: Jeannine Lanier
Locality: Ecuador, Galápagos, Isla Isabela.
Elevation: 700 meters (2296ft)
Habitat: rim of the caldera of Volcan Alcedo
Substrate: Abundant on shrubs, particularly Zanthoxylum fagara.
Description: comletely different in aspect (not pendant, not forming massive colonies, never very elongate) from A. circinans and not at all intergrading with it. Medulla K+ yellow, not turning red (A neoleucomeaena reaction); if this belongs to A. neoleucomelasna this verrucose form is a parallel taxon.
Exsiccati series: Lichenes Exsiccati #509
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Record ID: 14970712-8f36-4ae1-8450-e73f9b9b556e
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