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Perichaena depressa Lib.

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Scientific name
Perichaena depressa
Author
Lib.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Chytrid, Zygomycete, Downy Mildew and Slime Mould
Kingdom
Protozoa
Phylum
Amoebozoa
Class
Myxogastrea
Order
Trichiida
Family
Trichiaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Jaíne Parentes
Comments etc.
Jaíne Parentes

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Perichaena depressa is easily recognized by its sessile sporocarp strongly flattened with a yellow linear dehiscence.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

The specie is known in 67 countries, in Brazil it is known in 13 of the 26 states (AL, BA, PB, PE, PI, RN, SE, CE, DF, RJ, SP, RS and SC). There is wide distribution in Brazil’s northeast.


Population and Trends

There are about 3253 records in 67 countries.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

Perichaena depressa is predominantly lignicolous, but it is also found folicolous, floricolous, succulenticulous and fimicolous species. Ocurr in antropic and preserved areas.

Subtropical/Tropical Dry ForestSubtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ForestSubtropical/Tropical Mangrove Forest Vegetation Above High Tide LevelSubtropical/Tropical Moist Montane Forest

Threats

The specie is well distributed in Brazil, mostly in northeast region, it is present in Caatinga, Cerrado, Antlantic forest and Pampa domain which have been losing its biological diversity due to deforestation, agricultural activities and urbanization.

Housing & urban areasCommercial & industrial areasShifting agricultureAgro-industry farmingRoads & railroadsIntentional use (species being assessed is the target)Intentional use: subsistence/small scale (species being assessed is the target) [harvest]Intentional use: large scale (species being assessed is the target) [harvest]Increase in fire frequency/intensityAcid rainHabitat shifting & alterationDroughtsTemperature extremesStorms & flooding

Conservation Actions

Many of records in Brazil are in unprotected areas.

Resource & habitat protectionSite/area managementHabitat & natural process restorationFormal education

Research needed

More researches in Brazil are necessary, mostly in north region which has no record concerning field collection and moist chamber techniques using various types of substrate.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsArea-based Management Plan

Use and Trade

None

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted