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Inland Old-Growth Rain Forests: Safe Havens for Rare Lichens? (in Proc. Conference Biology & Management of Species and Habitats at Risk) Goward, Trevor
1999
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Abstract: Lichens in which a cyanobacterial partner occurs can be referred to as “cyanolichens.” Such species are potentially important contributors to the nitrogen budgets of some conifer forest ecosystems. In the intermontane forests of British Columbia, 31 epiphytic (tree-dwelling) cyanolichens are known to colonize conifers, including 12 species that can be considered rare or infrequent in the province as a whole. In this paper we present a simple key for predicting stand-level epiphytic cyanolichen diversity on conifers. The key is based on several readily mappable environmental factors and is useful at an operational scale. Maximum cyanolichen diversity is shown to occur in lowland old-growth rain forests established over nutrient-rich soils and subject to a rainfall pH above about 5.0. Such stands are generally restricted to the base of hill slopes in the wettest subzones of the Interior Cedar–Hemlock zone, where they not only support one of British Columbia’s richest assemblages of rare cyanolichens, but...
 
Goward, Trevor, Arsenault, André. 1999. Inland Old-Growth Rain Forests: Safe Havens for Rare Lichens? (in Proc. Conference Biology & Management of Species and Habitats at Risk). Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks. Proceedings - Conference Biology & Management. Vol. 2
 
Topic: Species and Ecosystems at Risk
Keywords: biodiversity, cyanolichens, epiphytes, inland rain forests, lichens
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Other Identifier: University College of the Cariboo
 
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