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LIASlight ItemID: 4703

Physcia krogiae Moberg

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | Oceania – Australasia | Americas – South and Central America
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: grey(ish) | blue(ish) grey | grey(ish) white
[th upper surface]: epruinose | pruinose
[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: present
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.8 (high) 2.5 (max) 4.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | maculate | rugulose, finely wrinkled | uneven, undulate
[th] lower surface: black(ish) | brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | brown(ish) black | grey(ish) brown
[th lower surface] specific structures: present
[th lower surface] rhizines, rhizoid structures: present
ascomata: absent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: 6α-acetoxy-22-hydroxyhopane-25-oic acid (aipolic acid) | 6α-acetoxyhopane-16β,22-diol | atranorin | leucotylin | zeorin (hopane-6α,22-diol) | 6α-acetoxy-16β,22-dihydroxyhopane-25-oic acid | 16β-acetoxy-6α,22-dihydroxyhopane-25-oic 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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