Gowardia arctica

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

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

Familia: Parmeliaceae
Subfamilia: Parmelioideae
Genus: Gowardia
Species: Gowardia arctica

NameEdit

Gowardia arctica P.Halonen, L.Myllys, Velmala & H.Hyvärinen, 2009


Diagnosis: Thallus decumbens, terrestris, ad 13 cm longus. Rami leviter nitidi et in parte complanati, diametro inaequales, 0.3–0.5(–1) mm crassus, omnino nigrescens vel ex parte fuscus. Pseudocyphellae albae, plerumque planae. Soralia, isidia, pycnidia et apothecia non visa. Acidum alectorialicum et duas substantias ignotas continens.

Holotype: CANADA. N.W.T.: Inuvaluit, Banks Island, Swan Lake, mainly mesic mountain heath, 100 m, 1999, Mattsson 5255 (UPS, isotypes H, OULU).

Distribution and ecology: Gowardia arctica has been found from northern regions of Canada and Russia along the Arctic Ocean coast and islands, where it grows on xeric to moist tundra soil.

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