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LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 13617

Lecania belgica van den Boom & Reese Næsb.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe
substrate: rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: brown(ish) grey | white(ish) grey
[th upper surface]: pruinose
[th upper surface] pruina: scarce, sparse, fine
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (min) 1.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | verrucose, warted
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.15 (high) 0.8
ascoma: immersed, innate | subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent | sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex | convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: pruinose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium pruina: dense
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: grey(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid cells width [µm]: (low) 2.0 (high) 2.5 (max) 3.0
[ascm] paraphyses/-oid apical cells width [µm]: (min) 5.0
[ascm] epihymenium, epithecium: hyaline, colourless | red(dish) brown (pale: orange brown)
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: amyloid with acuate axial body towards the apex (= Bacidia-, Buellia-, Ramalina-types etc)
ascospores: (min) 8.0 (low) 12.0 (high) 16.0
[asp] shape: broadly ellipsoidal | oblong, oblong-obtuse
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 8.0 (high) 10.0 (max) 12.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 5.5 (max) 6.0
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 1.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
secondary metabolites: absent
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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