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LIASlight ItemID: 1363

Chrysothrix chlorina (Ach.) J. R. Laundon

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | Antarctic – Antarctica | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Americas – South and Central America | Arctic
substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: leprose, leprarioid, powdery, byssoid | crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: granular, granulose, granulate | cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | yellow(ish) green
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: present
[th margin] cilia, cilioid structures: absent
[th upper surface] isidia, isidioid structures: absent
[th upper surface] soredia, soralia, soralioid structures: present
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.1 (high) 0.2
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: granulose, granular
ascomata: absent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: calycin | vulpinic 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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