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LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 673

Bryoria pikei Brodo & D. Hawksw.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Americas – North America (incl Mexico)
substrate: wood – dead, living | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: fruticose (fruticous), shrub-like, beard-like
[th] upper surface: green(ish) brown (olive brown)
[th upper surface]: epruinose
[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: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 0.2 (high) 0.35
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): distantly discontiguous
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: pseudocyphellate, with pseudocyphellae
[th] morphol substructures (eg lobes, branches): isotomic-dichotomous
ascomata: absent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: alectorialic acid | barbatolic acid | gyrophoric 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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