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LIASlight ItemID: 11301

Hypotrachyna adducta (Nyl.) Hale

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Oceania – Pacific Islands (Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia) | Eurasia – Asia Tropical
substrate: bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: foliose (foliaceous), leaf-like
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | grey(ish) green
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 1.0 (high) 4.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | rugulose, finely wrinkled | cracked, fissured, fractured, rimulose, subrimose
[th] lower surface: black(ish)
[th lower surface] specific structures: present
[th lower surface] rhizines, rhizoid structures: present
[th lower surface] rhizines, rhizinoid structures: dichotomously branched, dichotomous
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 1.0 (high) 6.0
ascoma: subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent | sessile, superficial | subpedicellate, substipitate, subpedunculate, substalked
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: concave
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown)
[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] length [µm]: (min) 15.0 (low) 20.0 (high) 25.0 (max) 32.0
[asp] width [µm]: (min) 8.5 (low) 12.5 (high) 15.0 (max) 22.5
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: atranorin | chloroatranorin | conprotocetraric acid | gyrophoric acid | pigmentosin A | protocetraric acid | virensic acid | pigmentosin E
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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