Heiomasia seaveyorum


Taxonavigation: Graphidales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lecanoromycetes
Subclassis: Ostropomycetidae
Ordo: Graphidales

Familia: Graphidaceae
Subfamilia: Graphidoideae
Genus: Heiomasia
Species: Heiomasia seaveyorum


Heiomasia seaveyorum M.P.Nelsen & Lücking, 2010

MycoBank No.: MB 516053

Diagnosis: Heiomasia sipmanii isidibus cilindricibus et acidum 5-hydroxy-4-O-demethylnotaticum et acidum 4-Odemethylnotaticum continente differt.

Type: U.S.A. Florida: Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, Janes Scenic Drive, 6.5 mi NNW of ranger station at gate 12 along old tram road; 26o00'31" N, 81o24'41" W; Taxodium-Sabal hardwood hammock, on tree trunk in shaded understory; III. 2009, Lücking & Rivas Plata 26850 (F, holotype); ibid., Nelsen s.n. (F, paratype).

Etymology: Heiomasia seaveyorum is dedicated to Rick and Jean Seavey (Seavey Field Guides) for their contributions to vegetation science in North and Central America and their work on Florida lichens.


  • Lendemer, J.C. (2011) A range extension for Heiomasia seaveyorum north of tropical southern Florida. Opuscula Philolichenum 9: 85–87. (PDF document) (Scanning electronic micrographs of Heiomasia seaveyorum: p. 86, Fig. 1A-E; range map: Fig. 1F)
  • Lücking, R.; Seavey, F.; Common, R.S.; Beeching, S.Q.; Breuss, O.; Buck, W.R.; Crane, L.; Hodges, M.; Hodkinson, B.P.; Lay, E.; Lendemer, J.C.; McMullin, R.T.; Mercado-Díaz, J.A.; Nelsen, M.P.; Rivas Plata, E.; Safranek, W.; Sanders, W.B.; Schaefer, H.P., Jr. and Seavey, J. (2011) The Lichens of Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, Florida: Proceedings from the 18th Tuckerman Workshop. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 49: 127–186. (Complete article)

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