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LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 14863

Ochrolechia insularis Kantvilas & Elix

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Oceania – Australasia
substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse
[th] upper surface: white(ish)
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | maculate
ascomata: absent
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: bacilliform, bacillar
[co] length [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 6.5
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: gyrophoric acid | lecanoric acid | 2'-O-methyllecanoric 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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