• Additional lichen records from New Zealand 49. Pertusaria puffina A.W.Archer & Elix 

      Er, Orhan A.H.; Reynolds, Christy; Blanchon, Dan (Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS), 2015-07)
      Pertusaria puffina A.W.Archer & Elix is reported for the first time from New Zealand.
    • Additional lichen records from New Zealand 50 

      Marshall, Andrew; Blanchon, Dan (Department of the Environment and Energy, Australia, 2017-01)
      Pertusaria endoxantha Vain. is reported for the first time from New Zealand. Pertusaria endoxantha Vain. was first collected by G.F. Scott-Elliot in 1893–1894 from the Rwenzori mountain range of Uganda, then subsequently ...
    • Additional lichen records from New Zealand 51. Usnea dasaea Stirt. 

      Bannister, J.; Harrold, P.; Blanchon, Dan (Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS), 2020-01)
      [OFF-PRINT] Usnea dasaea is reported for the first time from New Zealand. Corticolous specimens of Usnea collected in Northland and Tasman in 2004 could not be identified at the time using the key and descriptions ...
    • Algal communities in phytotelmata : a comparison of native Collospermum and exotic bromeliads (Monocotyledonae) in New Zealand 

      Killick, Sarah; Blanchon, Dan; Large, Mark (National Herbarium of New South Wales, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust., 2014-10-14)
      Plants that grow epiphytically are often adapted to hold water in a central cup or in leaf axils to maintain hydration given that they cannot access soil water. These bodies of water, called phytotelmata, are miniature ...
    • Alien Nation : art serving science and science serving art 

      Foote, Hamish; Blanchon, Dan; Waipara, N.; Aguilar, Glenn (2017-12-13)
      New Zealand has stringent biosecurity measures to prevent and manage the invasion of new organisms, many of which have harmful effects on human health, wealth and culture, or the natural environment. However, public ...
    • Auckland lichens 

      Blanchon, Dan (Auckland Botanical Society, 2013)
      Lichens are often overlooked in ecological surveys, yet they have an essential part to play in ecosystems. Some lichen species are involved in the formation of the first soils on rocky substrates and subsequently aid in ...
    • Biology is not alone : the interdisciplinary nature of biosecurity 

      Galbraith, Mel; Blanchon, Dan (Unitec ePress, 2015-09-01)
      Recognition and management of anthropogenic environmental impacts as ‘biosecurity’ is a relatively new concept to our society. Although biosecurity risks are based on biological impacts, biosecurity management is truly ...
    • Challenging global waste management : bioremediation to detoxify asbestos 

      Wallis, Shannon; Emmett, E.A.; Hardy, R.; Casper, B.B.; Blanchon, Dan; Testa, J.R.; Menges, C.W.; Gonneau, C.; Jerolmack, D.J.; Seiphoori, A.; Steinhorn, Gregor; Berry, T-A. (Frontiers Media, 2020-03-04)
      As the 21st century uncovers ever-increasing volumes of asbestos and asbestos-contaminated waste, we need a new way to stop ‘grandfather’s problem’ from becoming that of our future generations. The production of inexpensive, ...
    • Comparative host study of distribution of lichens in Metrosideros excelsa in Northern New Zealand urban forests : incorporating lichens in vegetation monitoring 

      Benitez, G.; Aguilar, Glenn; Blanchon, Dan (2017-08)
      Lichen morphology Metrosideros excelsa Árbol de pōhutukawa Metodología Resultados preliminares…
    • Comparison of species richness and frequency cover of forest floor plants and lichens in sites invaded and uninvaded by the invasive club moss Selaginella kraussiana (Kunze) A. Braun. 

      Nessia, Hayley; Dale, Arnja; Perrott, John; Waipara, N.; Aguilar, Glenn; Blanchon, Dan (Polymeria Publishing, 2014-10-14)
      Selaginella kraussiana, or the African club moss, is a fern ally in the family Selaginellaceae invasive to several countries including New Zealand. This study was carried out to compare species richness and frequency cover ...
    • Conservation of the Unfashionable: Lichens and Bryophytes in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park 

      Blanchon, Dan (Centre for Biodiversity and Biosecurity Workshop Restoration in the Hauraki Gulf, 2013)
      The New Zealand lichen and bryophyte floras are highly diverse but are often overlooked in conservation efforts. The islands, estuaries and coastal zones of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park support a wide range of species of ...
    • Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous lichens and lichenicolous fungi, 2018 

      de Lange, Peter; Blanchon, Dan; Knight, A.; Elix, J.A.; Lucking, R.; Frogley, K.; Harris, A.; Cooper, J.; Rolfe, J.R. (New Zealand. Department of Conservation, 2018-12-03)
      The conservation status of all known New Zealand lichen and lichenicolous fungus taxa was reassessed using the New Zealand Threat Classification System (NZTCS). The names of 176 taxa have changed, 233 taxa have been added ...
    • Conservation status of New Zealand lichens 

      Blanchon, Dan (International Society for Fungal Conservation, 2013)
      The first listing of the conservation status of lichens indigenous to the New Zealand Botanical Region was recently published (de Lange et al. 2012). The New Zealand Department of Conservation sponsored the threat listing, ...
    • The epiphytic water world of Collospermum hastatum (Colenso) Skottsb. 

      Killick, Sarah; Blanchon, Dan; Large, Mark (Auckland Botanical Society, 2014-10-14)
      IIntroduction Epiphytic plants are often adapted to hold water, either in leaf axils, or in some sort of central cup (Richardson 1999). These bodies of water (called phytotelmata) (Fig. 1) frequently provide habitats ...
    • Evolution of complex symbiotic relationships in a morphologically derived family of lichen-forming fungi 

      Divakar, P. K.; Crespo, A.; Wedin, M.; Leavitt, S. D.; Hawksworth, D. L.; Myllys, L.; McCune, B.; Randlane, T.; Bjerke, J. W.; Ohmura, Y.; Schmitt, I.; Boluda, C. G.; Alors, D.; Roca-Valiente, B.; Del-Prado, R.; Ruibal, C.; Buaruang, K.; Núñez-Zapata, J.; Amo de Paz, G.; Rico, V. J.; Molina, M. C.; Elix, J.A.; Esslinger, T. L.; Tronstad, I. K. K.; Lindgren, H.; Ertz, D.; Gueidan, C.; Saag, L.; Mark, K.; Singh, K.; Dal Grande, F.; Parnmen, S.; Beck, A.; Benatti, M. N.; Blanchon, Dan; Candan, M.; Clerc, P.; Goward, T.; Grube, M.; Hodkinson, B. P.; Hur, J. S.; Kantvilas, G.; Kirika, P.M.; Lendemer, J.; Mattsson, J. E.; Messuti, M. I.; Miadlikowska, J.; Nelsen, M.; Ohlson, J. I.; Pérez-Ortega, S.; Saag, A.; Sipman, H. J. M.; Sohrabi, M.; Thell, A.; Thor, G.; Truong, C.; Yahr, R.; Upreti, D. K.; Cubas, P.; Lumbsch, H. T. (New Phytologist Trust, 2015-06)
      We studied the evolutionary history of the Parmeliaceae (Lecanoromycetes, Ascomycota), one of the largest families of lichen-forming fungi with complex and variable morphologies, also including several lichenicolous ...
    • First record of Himalayan wineberry (Rubus ellipticus var. obcordatus (Franch.) Focke., Rosaceae) in New Zealand 

      de Lange, Peter; Blanchon, Dan; Doyle, Erin; Marshall, Andrew; Schönberger, I.; Killick, Sarah (Unitec ePress, 2019-12-19)
      INTRODUCTION: On June 4, 2019, during a visit by two of the authors to Gills Scenic Reserve, Albany, an unusual bramble (Figure 1) was observed emerging from a vegetated roadside bank on Gills Road (-36.722828, 174.696011). ...
    • Flora of Dingle Dell Reserve, St Heliers 

      Wilcox, M.; Cameron, Ewen K.; Braggins, J.E.; Beaver, J.; Blanchon, Dan; Kooperberg, Rick; Shirley, C. (Auckland Botanical Society, 2013-12)
      Dingle Dell Reserve in St Heliers, Auckland, is an Auckland Council reserve of 9 ha. It is popular for walking, a venue for outdoor concerts, it protects the headwaters of a stream draining into the sea at St Heliers Bay ...
    • The hunt for Ramalodium dumosum (Pannariaceae, lichenised ascomycetes) - an enigmatic lichen endemic to the southern Waitakere Ranges 

      de Lange, Peter; Blanchon, Dan (New Zealand Plant Conservation Network, 2014-02)
      John Bartlett (1945–1986) was without any stretch of the imagination a botanical iconoclast. Over a period of 10 or so years, he collected a vast number and range of vascular plants, liverworts, lichens and mosses (Galloway ...
    • Inflorescence 

      Foote, Hamish; Blanchon, Dan (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2013)
      This paper utilises the medium of fine art in conjunction with a scientific approach in order to examine ‘placemaking’. It is through the relationship between culture and nature that places are made. As such our contemporary ...