Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Flavoparmelia
Family: Parmeliaceae (Lichen)
Taxon : Lichen
Group : Plant

SPECIES
caperata
NOTES

A large foliose lichen which grows on trees. It has fine black, unbranchd "rootlets" underneath to attach itself to the substrate. The thallus may be smooth or have a wrinkled appearance.


AUTHORITY
(L.) Hale
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Lichen
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A bright green and very noticeable after rain
Colour: Green
Notes: Turns yellow when dry
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Common greenshield lichen
Lichen
Habitat
NOTES: Grows on trees and old stumps
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Lichen caperatus
Platisma caperatu
Lobaria caperata
Parmelia caperata
Imbricaria caperata
Parmotrema caperata
Pseudoparmelia caperata



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