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LIASlight ItemID: 130

Allantoparmelia alpicola (Th. Fr.) Essl.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: foliose (foliaceous), leaf-like
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse
[th] upper surface: black(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | grey(ish) black
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.2 (high) 1.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): contiguous, coherent (throughout the thallus)
[th] lower surface: black(ish)
[th lower surface] specific structures: present
[th lower surface] rhizines, rhizoid structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (median) 5.0
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: brown(ish) black
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: black(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | grey(ish) black
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: hyaline, colourless
asci: lecanoralean
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: globose, spherical | ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 7.5 (high) 10.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 5.0 (high) 7.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: bifusiform | clavate | bacilliform, bacillar
[co] length [µm]: (low) 4.5 (high) 6.0
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: alectorialic acid | barbatolic acid | unknown/unidentified compound(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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