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LIASlight ItemID: 6685

Verrucaria ceuthocarpa Wahlenb.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Antarctic – Antarctica | Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Americas – South and Central America | Arctic | Antarctic – Southern Subpolar Islands, Subantarctic Islands
substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: cracked, fissured, fractured, rimose | compartimentized – areolate, squamulate
[th] upper surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | grey(ish) brown | green(ish) brown (olive brown)
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: perithecial, perithecioid – hymenial
ascoma: immersed, innate | subsessile, subimmersed, adnate, semi-immersed, emergent
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: absent
asci: fissitunicate – verrucarialean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 8.5 (high) 10.5
[asp] width [µm]: (low) 6.0 (high) 7.5
[asp] septa: absent – spore lumen unilocular, monolocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: absent
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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