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Maronina australiensis Hafellner & R. W. Rogers

Data Set Maintenance: Data set compiled and standard item. Data set author(s): Kainz C. (02-11-19). Data set not revised; to be published after submission.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted or basionymous. Taxonomic rank: species. Maronina. Lecanoraceae Körb. (1855); Lecanorales.

Taxonomic Literature: Hafellner J. & Rogers R.W. in Jahns H.M. (ed.), Bibliotheca Lichenologica 38: 99-108 (1990).

Biogeography: Coastal. Continent: Australasia.

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenized; corticolous; episubstratic.

Thallus: Crustose, rimose or areolate (primarily areolate). Upper Surface: White or grey-brown.

Reproduction Strategy: With sexual (and possible asexual) stages. Ascocarps: Apothecioid. Margin: Lecanorine, crenulate (often), prominent, brighter than the surrounding thallus. Disk: Plane to weakly convex, brown or brownish red. Epithecium: Apical cells slightly swollen (covered by brown amorphous pigment), brown. Hymenium: 45-55 µm high; white. Interascal Hyphae: Distinctly branched. Hypothecium: White.

Ascospores: Spores 80 per ascus, oval (more or less bacilliform), 9-12-(14) µm long, 2-3 µm wide; septa absent.

Conidiomata: Present; immersed.

Pycnidia: Globular. Conidia: Bacilliform; 7-10 µm long, 1.25 µm wide.

Secondary Metabolites: Present (thallus containing in the medulla an unknown substance related to caperatic acid, medulla reacting K+ brownish).

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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