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LIASlight ItemID: 7268

Punctelia cedrosensis Egan & Elix

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Americas – North America (incl Mexico)
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) | blue(ish) grey
[th upper surface]: epruinose | pruinose
[th upper surface] pruina: scarce, sparse, fine
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: present
[th margin] cilia, cilioid structures: absent
[th upper surface] isidia, isidioid structures: present
[th upper surface] soredia, soralia, soralioid structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 2.0 (high) 3.0 (max) 6.0
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): distantly discontiguous
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | rugose, plicate, folded, pustulate, faveolate, wrinkled | maculate | pseudocyphellate, with pseudocyphellae
[th] morphol substructures (eg lobes, branches): subdichotomous | irregular
[th] lower surface: brown(ish) (if pale: fawn, tan; if mid: cinnamon) | white(ish)
[th lower surface] specific structures: present
[th lower surface] rhizines, rhizoid structures: present
[th lower surface] rhizines, rhizinoid structures: unbranched, simple | furcately branched, furcate, forked
ascomata: absent
conidiomata: absent | present
conidia: unciform
[co] length [µm]: (low) 4.0 (high) 6.0
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: atranorin | chloroatranorin | constipatic acid | dehydroconstipatic acid | protoconstipatic acid | dehydroprotoconstipatic 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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