These pages contain images of some of the localities visited and plants seen during the BBS meeting in Tenerife led by Roy and Hilary Perry. The other participants were John Blackburn, Tom Blockeel, Gerard Dirkse, Uwe and Elena Drehwald, Gert and Elisabeth Mogensen, David Rycroft, Jonathan Sleath and Tony Smith. We were also joined in the field on some days by Ana Losada-Lima from La Laguna University.

The map shows the approximate positions of localities visited on Days 1-6 of the meeting. The images are listed below:

Day 1: Barranco del Infierno, and Barranco del Rey nr. Ifonche
Barranco del Infierno
Gigaspermum mouretii x2
Locality for Platyhypnidium torrenticola
Platyhypnidium torrenticola
Anacolia webbii
Oxymitra incrassata
Riccia trichocarpa


Day 2: Mt.Teide, Mt.Gangarro, and Barranco de los Erales
Mt. Teide
Mt.Gangarro
Grimmia curviseta? (probably G.pulvinata)
Grimmia ovalis

Barranco
Goniomitrium seroi
Riccia crystallina

Day 3: Sierra de Anaga
Anaga mountains
Campylopus pilifer
Exomortheca pustulosa

Laurel Forest
Atrichum angustatum
Colura calyptrifolia
Drepanolejeunea hamatifolia
Fissidens serrulatus
Leucodon canariensis
Myurium hochstetteri
Neckera intermedia
Radula jonesii
Tetrastichium fontanum

Day 4: Montana de la Hoya, Monte del Agua
Montana de la Hoya
Cheilothela chloropus
Riccia gougetiana
Riccia lamellosa

Monte del Agua forest
Bartramia stricta
Bryoerythrophyllum inaequalifolium
Cololejeunea schaeferi
Gongylanthus ericetorum
Leptodon longisetus
Timmiella barbuloides

Day 5: Orotava valley, Roque Acebe, Dorsal Ridge
Aguamansa forest
Rock exposures
Amphidium tortuosum
Antitrichia californica
Bryum canariense
Grimmia decipiens
Syntrichia princeps
Andreaea heinemannii
Grimmia laevigata

roadside exposure on dorsal ridge

Day 6: Monte de Las Mercedas, Pista de las Hiedras
Homalia lusitanica
Lejeunea canariensis
Lejeunea flava
Phaeoceros bulbiculosus

Pista de Hiedras
Asterella africana
Corsinia coriandrina
Jubula hutchinsiae
Plagiochila dubia

 

J D Sleath
jonathan.sleath@btinternet.com