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Tephromela tropica 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 or basionymous. Taxonomic rank: species. Tephromela. Lecanoraceae Körb. (1855).

Taxonomic Literature: Kalb K., Lichenes Neotropici Fascikel X: 1-16 [15] (1988).

Biogeography: Continent: Africa.

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenized; corticolous.

Thallus Outline: Persistent. Upper Surface: Brownish yellow or white; not sorediate.

Margin: Lecanorine. Hymenium: Pink (rosé).

Ascospores: 6-9 µm long, 5-6 µm wide.

Secondary Metabolites: Alectoronic acid and atranorin.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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