Department of the Environment and Water Resources home page

About us | Contact us | Publications | What's new

Header imagesHeader imagesHeader images

Australian Biological Resources Study

Checklist of the Lichens of Australia and its Island Territories
Introduction | A–D | E–O | P–R | S–Z | Oceanic Islands | References
Erioderma leylandii (Taylor) Müll.Arg.
  Flora 71: 24 (1888)
Sticta leylandii Taylor, J. Bot. 6: 179 (1847). T: Brazil, 19 Mar. 1841, Leyland; lecto: FH; isolecto: G, fide P.M.Jørgensen & D.J.Galloway, Fl. Australia 54: 314 (1992). *****Cetraria eriophyllum (C.Knight) Zahlbr., Cat. Lich. Univ. 3: 287 (1925); Platysma eriophyllum C.Knight in J.F.Shirley, Proc. Roy. Soc. Queensland 5: 8 (1888). T: locality unknown, Shirley Herb. p. 6; lecto: BRI, fide P.M.Jørgensen & D.J.Galloway, Fl. Australia 54: 315 (1992). *****E. knightii Shirley in F.Bailey, Bot. Bull. Dept. Agric. 8: 96 (1893), nom. illeg. T: as for C. eriophyllum; holo: BRI.
  Thallus foliose, loosely attached, ±shallowly lobed, to 5 cm wide. Lobes short, 4–6 mm wide; margins entire, often ascending and involute when dry, showing whitish lower surface. Upper surface grey, ±smooth, but with a dense covering of stiff hairs, sometimes aggregated. Lower surface white, occasionally with hyphae forming a shallow vein-like pattern (x10 lens), with blackish rhizohyphae in marginal bundles. Apothecia marginal, sessile to subpedicellate; disc flat, becoming convex, often ±pruinose, dark brown to chestnut brown; proper exciple sparsely hairy, ±excluded at maturity, concolorous with thallus. Ascospores 10–12 µm × 7–8 µm, thick-walled. CHEMISTRY: medulla P+ yellow-orange; pannarin.
  A very rare species in Australia, collected only a few times on bark in humid forests of Qld and N.S.W.  
  Jørgensen & Galloway (1992a)  

Checklist Index
Introduction | A–D | E–O | P–R | S–Z | Oceanic Islands | References

This work is copyright. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without prior written permission from Australian Biological Resources Study. Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction and rights should be addressed in the first instance to Dr P. McCarthy. These pages may not be displayed on, or downloaded to, any other server without the express permission of ABRS.

Top | About us | Advanced search | Contact us | Information services | Publications | Site index | What's new