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LIASlight ItemID: 2530

Lasallia pustulata (L.) Mérat

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | 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: peltate, umbilicate
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent | present
[th margin] cilia, cilioid structures: absent
[th upper surface] isidia, isidioid structures: present
[th upper surface] soredia, soralia, soralioid structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: rugose, plicate, folded, pustulate, faveolate, wrinkled
[th] lower surface: black(ish)
[th lower surface] specific structures: absent
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: entirely amyloid (= Catillaria-, Teloschistes-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] septa: present
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: gyrophoric 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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