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Platismatia
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Platismatia is genus of medium to large foliose lichens with rather crinkled lobes. The genus is widespread and contains 10 species.[1] They resemble many other genera of foliose lichens in the family Parmeliaceae, particularly Parmotrema, Cetrelia, and Asahinea. Most species are found in forests on the trunks and branches of conifer trees, although some species grow on rocks.[2]

Species of Platismatia can be used to produce an orange-brown, yellow-brown, or brown dye,[3] and at least one species was traditionally used to dye wool in Europe.[4]

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    Platismatia glauca, Schwäbisch-Fränkische Waldberge, Germany

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    Platismatia glauca, Schwäbisch-Fränkische Waldberge, Germany

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    Platismatia wheeleri, Underside of thallus; Yelm, Washington, United States

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    Platismatia tuckermanii, on Spruce branch in Nova Scotia, Canada

References

  1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford: CABI. p. 543. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8..mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}
  2. ^ Brodo, I. M., S. D. Sharnoff, and S. Sharnoff. 2001. Lichens of North America. Yale University Press: New Haven.
  3. ^ Brough, S. G. 1984. Dye characteristics of British Columbia forest lichens. Syesis 17: 81-94.
  4. ^ Uphof, J. C. T. 1959. Dictionary of Economic Plants. Hafner Publishing Co.: New York.

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Platismatia: Brief Summary
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Platismatia is genus of medium to large foliose lichens with rather crinkled lobes. The genus is widespread and contains 10 species. They resemble many other genera of foliose lichens in the family Parmeliaceae, particularly Parmotrema, Cetrelia, and Asahinea. Most species are found in forests on the trunks and branches of conifer trees, although some species grow on rocks.

Species of Platismatia can be used to produce an orange-brown, yellow-brown, or brown dye, and at least one species was traditionally used to dye wool in Europe.

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