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LIASlight ItemID: 5156

Punctelia neutralis (Hale) Krog

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | Eurasia – Asia Tropical
substrate: bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: foliose (foliaceous), leaf-like
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse
[th] upper surface: grey(ish)
[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: present
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: cracked, fissured, fractured, rimulose, subrimose | pseudocyphellate, with pseudocyphellae
[th] lower surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon)
[th lower surface] specific structures: present
[th lower surface] rhizines, rhizoid structures: present
[th lower surface] rhizines, rhizinoid structures: unbranched, simple
ascomata: absent
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: unciform
[co] length [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 7.0
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: atranorin | caperatic acid | chloroatranorin | unknown/unidentified fatty acid(s)
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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