Foliose epiphytic on bark near the coast.
This is the first quote for the species in Almería.
Note: abundant laminal and capitate soralia, cortex K+ yellow and medulla K+ red:
Marginal cilia are rare, underside black, with simple or branched rhizines:
Lobes with broad marginal zone lacking rhizines. Thallus thicker than P. reticulatum, with thicker margin.
Surface reticulation reduced. This taxon was separated DNA-based from P. reticulatum (Divakar et al 2005, in Lichenologist 37: 55-65).
Phorophyte: Tamarix sp.
Altitude: 4 m