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LIASlight ItemID: 12424

Cladonia hypoxantha Tuck.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Americas – South and Central America
substrate: wood – dead, living | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: squamulose (squamulous) | fruticose (fruticous), shrub-like, beard-like
[th] upper surface: blue(ish) grey | green(ish) grey
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent | 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) width [mm]: (median) 1.0 (max) 3.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: granulose, granular | squamulose
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma: pedicellate, stipitate, pedunculate, stalked
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: red(dish)
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: with amyloid tube, ring (= Collema-, Micarea-, Porpidia-, Psora-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: decarboxythamnolic acid | rhodocladonic acid | thamnolic acid | bellidiflorin
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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