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LIASlight ItemID: 913

Caloplaca cerina (Ehrh. ex Hedw.) Th. Fr. var. cerina

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Africa (incl Madagascar) | Eurasia – Asia Extratropical | Oceania – Australasia | Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Americas – South and Central America | Eurasia – Asia Tropical | Arctic
substrate: wood – dead, living | bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs
life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts)
thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – endosubstratal, inconspicuous, immersed | crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified
thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse
[th] upper surface: grey(ish) | grey(ish) black
[th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | verrucose, warted
ascomata: absent | present
ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial
ascoma [mm]: (median) 1.5 (max) 2.0
ascoma: sessile, superficial
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: plane, flat, flattened, expanded
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) | yellow(ish) red (orange red)
[ascm, if apoth] disc, mazaedium: epruinose
[ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: grey(ish) | white(ish) grey
[ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present
asci: lecanoralean
[asc] tholus: thickened
[asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): present
[asc] tholus amyloidity pattern: entirely amyloid (= Catillaria-, Teloschistes-types etc)
ascospores: (median) 8.0
[asp] length [µm]: (low) 12.0 (high) 15.0
[asp] width [µm]: (median) 8.0
[asp] septa: absent | present – spore lumen bilocular, polarilocular, plurilocular
[asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless
[asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent
secondary metabolites: present
secondary metabolites: parietin | unknown/unidentified anthraquinone(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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