Dirinaria picta

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Caliciales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lecanoromycetes
Subclassis: Lecanoromycetidae
Ordo: Caliciales

Familia: Caliciaceae
Genus: Dirinaria
Species: Dirinaria picta

NameEdit

Dirinaria picta (Sw.) Clem. & Shear, 1931:323

Substrate and ecology: On bark (predominantly on Cocos and wood along or near beaches

World distribution: In all tropical regions of both hemispheres

Basionym
  • Lichen picta Sw., Nova gen. spec. plant.: 146 (1788)

SynonymsEdit

  • Lichen pictus Sw., Nova genera et species Plantarum seu prodromus descriptioneum vegetabilium maximam parte incognitorum qua sub itinere in Indiam Occidentalem annis 1783-1787 digessit Olof Swartz M.D.: 146 (1788)
  • Parmelia plumosa Taylor, London J. Bot. 6: 173 (1847)
  • Physcia picta (Sw.) Nyl., Mém. Soc. natn. Sci. nat. math. Cherbourg 3: 175 (1855)
  • Physcia plumosa (Taylor) Nyl., Mém. Soc. natn. Sci. nat. math. Cherbourg 5: 106 (1857)

ReferencesEdit

  • Awasthi, D.D. (1975) A Monograph of the Lichen Genus Dirinaria. - Bibliotheca Lichenologica No. 2, J. Cramer, Lehre. 108 pp.   (RLL List # 93-3 / Rec. # 1294 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Illustrations of Dirinaria picta: figs. 42, 43, 44 & 45)
  • Brodo, I.M.; Sharnoff, S.D. and Sharnoff, S. (2001) Dirinaria (pp. 305-307) In, Lichens of North America. Yale University Press, New Haven, 795 pages. (Discussion of Dirinaria picta: pp. 306-307; distribution map for North America: p. 306; color photo: p. 307, plate 318)
  • Kalb, K. (2004) Dirinaria (pp. 98-103) In: Nash III, T.H.; Ryan, B.D.; Diederich, P.; Gries, C. and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 2. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 742 pages. (Discussion of Dirinaria picta and distribution map for the Sonoran region: p. 103; black-and-white photo: p. 103, fig. 11)
  • Thomson, J.W. (1963) The Lichen Genus Physcia in North America. - Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia, Heft 7. J. Cramer. viii + 172 pp.   (RLL List # 46 / Rec. # 18472 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (Illustration of Dirinaria picta: plate 46)

Links to photosEdit

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Powdery medallion lichen,   Dirinaria lichen