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LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 14283

Dermatocarpon finckei Zahlbr.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar)
substrate: rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: squamulose (squamulous)
thallus: compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) brown
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 1.0 (high) 2.0
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: perithecial, perithecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 1.0
ascoma: immersed, innate
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: absent
asci: fissitunicate – verrucarialean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal | oval
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 9.0 (high) 12.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 5.0 (high) 8.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
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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