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Tephromela americana (Fée) Kalb

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Rambold G. (94-08-27). Data set to be published after submission; 94-08-27.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted. Taxonomic rank: species. Tephromela. Lecanoraceae Körb. (1855).

Taxonomic Literature: Kalb K., Lichenes Neotropici Fascikel VIII: 1-16 [16] (1984).

Biogeography: Continent: Southern America.

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenized; corticolous.

Thallus Outline: Soon disappearing or persistent. Upper Surface: White; not sorediate.

Margin: Lecanorine. Hymenium: Pink (rosé).

Ascospores: 10-12 µm long, 2.5-3.5 µm wide.

Secondary Metabolites: Atranorin.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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