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LIASlight ItemID: 1130

Candelariella reflexa (Nyl.) Lettau

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – South and Central America
substrate: bryophytes – mosses, liverworts | lichens, lichenized fungi | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: granular, granulose, granulate
[th] upper surface: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | green(ish) yellow
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: present
[th margin] cilia, cilioid structures: absent
[th upper surface] isidia, isidioid structures: absent | present
[th upper surface] soredia, soralia, soralioid structures: absent | present
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | granulose, granular
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.5 (high) 1.0
ascoma: subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow)
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: amyloid with widening axial body towards the apex (= Lecanora-, Parmelia-, Rinodina-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: narrowly ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 10.0 (high) 17.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 4.5 (high) 5.5
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: calycin | pulvinic acid | pulvinic dilactone | unknown/unidentified pigment(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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