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LIASlight ItemID: 3568

Lobaria amplissima (Scop.) Forssell

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Eurasia – Asia Tropical | Arctic
substrate: bryophytes – mosses, liverworts | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: foliose (foliaceous), leaf-like
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse
[th] upper surface: green(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | green(ish) grey | white(ish) grey | grey(ish) white
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[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: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 5.0 (high) 10.0 (max) 15.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): contiguous, coherent (throughout the thallus)
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | uneven, undulate
[th] lower surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
[th lower surface] specific structures: present
[th lower surface] rhizines, rhizoid structures: present
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: strongly concave, excavate, urceolate | concave | plane, flat, flattened, expanded
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown) | brown(ish) red (carneous)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: green(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | white(ish) grey | grey(ish) white
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: with amyloid cap (= Icmadophila-, Lecidea-, Pertusaria-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] shape: elongate-fusiform, ellipsoidal-fusiform | filiform, vermiform
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (low) 1.0 (high) 7.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless | pale brown
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: cylindrical | bacilliform, bacillar
secondary metabolites: present
primary photobiont: present
secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent | present
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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