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LIASlight ItemID: 13516

Menegazzia caviisidia Bjerke & P. James

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Asia Extratropical
substrate: bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: foliose (foliaceous), leaf-like
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse
[th] upper surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | green(ish) grey | yellow(ish) grey
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: present
[th margin] cilia, cilioid structures: absent
[th upper surface] isidia, isidioid structures: present
[th upper surface] soredia, soralia, soralioid structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (min) 3.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | rugose, plicate, folded, pustulate, faveolate, wrinkled
[th] lower surface: black(ish)
[th lower surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: atranorin | chloroatranorin | thamnolic acid | unknown/unidentified (tri-)terpenoid(s), (tri-)terpene(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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