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LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 1263

Cetraria islandica (L.) Ach.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Eurasia – Asia Tropical | Arctic | Antarctic – Southern Subpolar Islands, Subantarctic Islands
substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: foliose (foliaceous), leaf-like | fruticose (fruticous), shrub-like, beard-like
[th] upper surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: pseudocyphellate, with pseudocyphellae
ascomata: absent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: fumarprotocetraric acid | protocetraric acid | protolichesterinic acid
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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