Botanische Staatssammlung München © 1995–2008
Data remain intellectual property of the data set authors.

Stratisporella Hafellner (1979)

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Triebel D. Data set reviewer(s): Triebel D. (98-01-01); revised; to be published after submission.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted or basionymous. Taxonomic rank: genus. Number of known taxa within this rank: 1. Stratisporella. Patellariacerae Corda (1838); Patellariales.

Type Information: Type: Stratisporella episemoides (Nyl.) Hafellner.

Taxonomic Literature: Aptroot A., Diederich P., Sérusiaux E. & Sipman H.J.M., Biblioth. Lichenol. 64: 1-220 [186] (1997); Hafellner J., Beih. Nova Hedwigia 62: 1-248 [207-209] (1979); Kutorga E. & Hawksworth D.T., Syst. Ascomycetum 15: 1-110[89-92] (1997).

Biogeography: Checklist records: New Guinea.

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenicolous; corticolous.

Lichen Photobionts: Primary photobiont absent. Secondary photobiont absent.

Thallus: Indistinct.

Medulla: Iodine reaction in Lugol's solution negative; not different with or without KOH pre-treatment (euamyloid).

Reproduction Strategy: Only known as sterile, asexually reproducing form or with sexual (and possible asexual) stages. Ascocarps: Apothecioid, orbicular, becoming adnate to stipitate. Margin: Distinct to prominent; external filaments absent. Exciple: Brown, red, or violet. Periphyses: Absent. Epithecium: Apical cells brown, brownish yellow, red, or bluish red (= reddish blue, incl. violet, purple). Hymenium: Iodine reaction: Lugol’s positive, not hemiamyloid or hemiamyloid. Interascal Hyphae: Present, distinctly branched, not or scarcely anastomosed. Hypothecium: White, brownish yellow, or violet.

Asci: Tholus thickened, not amyloid; ocular chamber indistinct; dehiscence bitunicate or unitunicate; exoascus not amyloid, not hemiamyloid.

Ascospores: c. 4 to c. 8 per ascus, ellipsoid, 12-21 µm long, 4.5-7.5 µm wide, obtuse; septa present; transversally septate, 1-2-transversally septate; wall thick, distinctly differentiated into primary and secondary wall, not thickened at the septum, pale brown or dark brown, in Lugol's Solution negative, wall not ornamented or ornamented.

Conidiomata: Absent resp. not observed or present.

Secondary Metabolites: Not detected.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

In case that additional characters and states are required to be included in this data set, consult the LIAS Instructions to Participants and follow the procedures described there.