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LIASlight ItemID: 1087

Caloplaca teicholyta (Ach.) J. Steiner

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Americas – South and Central America
substrate: rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified | placodioid-crustose, placodioid-foliose
thallus: granular, granulose, granulate | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | white(ish)
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: present
[th margin] cilia, cilioid structures: absent
[th upper surface] isidia, isidioid structures: absent
[th upper surface] soredia, soralia, soralioid structures: present
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: granulose, granular | verruculose, minutely warted
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 1.0
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: concave | plane, flat, flattened, expanded
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: red(dish)
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid apical cells width [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 5.0
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: entirely amyloid (= Catillaria-, Teloschistes-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 14.0 (high) 18.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 7.0 (high) 10.0
[asp] septa: absent | present – spore lumen bilocular, polarilocular, plurilocular
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 1.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: unknown/unidentified anthraquinone(s)
primary photobiont: present
secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent
primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid

[*] Not all (synonymous, equivalent or similar) terms being provided in parallel for a character or character state (e.g. 'endosubstratal, inconspicuous, immersed') need to be valid for the taxon under concern.


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