LiasLight

LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 1987

Ephebe lanata (L.) Vain.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | Oceania – Australasia | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: filamentose (filamentous), pannose | fruticose (fruticous), shrub-like, beard-like
[th] upper surface: green(ish) | brown(ish) black
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (median) 0.2
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane
[th] morphol substructures (eg lobes, branches): filamentous-dichotomous | irregular
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.25
ascoma: subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent | sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex | convex | distinctly convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: black(ish)
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: black(ish)
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: prototunicate
[asc] tholus: not thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: entirely amyloid (= Catillaria-, Teloschistes-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 11.0 (high) 18.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 3.5 (high) 6.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular | present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (low) 1.0 (high) 2.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: ellipsoidal | bacilliform, bacillar
[co] length [µm]: (low) 3.0 (high) 4.5
secondary metabolites: absent
primary photobiont: present
secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent
primary photobiont: cyanobacterial

[*] 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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