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LIASlight ItemID: 3979

Ochrolechia antillarum Brodo

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Americas – North America (incl Mexico)
substrate: bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: granular, granulose, granulate | cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose
[th] upper surface: yellow(ish) white (ivory, off-white, cream-coloured)
[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
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (low) 0.9 (high) 2.0 (max) 3.0
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded | subconvex, slightly convex
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: yellow(ish) red (orange red) | red(dish) white (pink)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: pruinose
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium pruina: scarce, sparse, fine
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: yellow(ish) white (ivory, off-white, cream-coloured)
[ascm, if apoth] margin excipular photobionts: present | sparse
[ascm, if apoth] subhymenial layers, hypothecium; [if perith] basal excipulum: hyaline, colourless
[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: (low) 6.0 (high) 8.0
[asp] shape: broadly ellipsoidal | ellipsoidal
[asp] length [µm]: (min) 38.0 (low) 47.0 (high) 55.0 (max) 65.0
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 19.0 (high) 31.0
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: 5-O-methylhiascic acid | gyrophoric acid | lecanoric 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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