Lobariella sipmanii Moncada, Betanc. & Lücking

First published in Phytotaxa, 18: 82 (2011)
This species is accepted
This species is found in Colombia. It is used as an indicator plant.

Descriptions

Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC. National Red List of Colombia (2021): LC.
Distribution
Tropical. Biogeographic region: Andes. Endemic to Colombia. Altitude: 3600 – 3725 m a.s.l. Colombian departments: Cauca, Cundinamarca.
Ecology
Symbiotroph. - Lichenized. Host/Associated species: Diplostephium revolutum. Habitat/ecology: on stems and trunks of small Diplostephium revolutum.
[CFC]

Uses

Use Environmental Indicator Plants
Part used: Thallus. The potential of this species as an indicator of sulphur contamination has been assessed.
[CFC]

Sources

  • Catalogue of Fungi of Colombia

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