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LIASlight ItemID: 3580

Lobaria isidiophora Yoshim.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Oceania – Australasia | Oceania – Pacific Islands (Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia) | Eurasia – Asia Tropical
substrate: bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: foliose (foliaceous), leaf-like
[th] upper surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | brown(ish) black | green(ish) brown (olive brown)
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: 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) width [mm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 10.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: rugose, plicate, folded, pustulate, faveolate, wrinkled
[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
[th lower surface] rhizines, rhizinoid structures: unbranched, simple | squarrosely branched, squarrose
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 3.0 (high) 5.0
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown)
[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: fusiform
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 20.0 (high) 22.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 5.0 (high) 6.0
[asp] septa: present
[asp] septa: transversely septate
[asp] transversal septa: (median) 3.0
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: constictic acid | cryptostictic acid | gyrophoric acid | norstictic acid | stictic 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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