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LIASlight ItemID: 5785

Siphula ceratites (Wahlenb.) Fr.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Eurasia – Asia Tropical | Arctic
substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: fruticose (fruticous), shrub-like, beard-like
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | white(ish) | yellow(ish) white (ivory, off-white, cream-coloured)
[th upper surface]: epruinose | pruinose
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (min) 2.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane
ascomata: absent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: siphulin
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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