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Lecidea chantriana Müll. Arg.

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Hertel H. (99-01-01). Data set not revised.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: basionymous or accepted. Taxonomic rank: species. Lecidea. Lecideaceae Chevall. (1826); Lecanorales.

Type Information: Protologue: Müller-Argau J., Flora 74: 380 (1891); type specimen label data: Turkey, ad lacum Kip-Göl in monte Ararat, 1890, E. Chantre (G, fragmentulum holotypi).

Taxonomic Literature: Taxonomic notes: Only know in a very tiny fragment.

Biogeography: Montane and alpine. Continent: Asia-Temperate (Turkey).

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenized; endosubstratic or episubstratic; substrate non-calciferous.

Thallus: Areolate (primarily areolate) or granular, dispersed along the periphery, continuous in the centre or dispersed throughout and distinctly seperate; lobes angular at the front; separate thallus parts 0-.2 mm thick. Thallus Size and Differentiation: Large?; main branches basally not constricted. Thallus Outline: Margin concolorous the thallus centre. Upper Surface: White or lemon (citrine), plane; not sorediate; without thalloconidia thalloconidia.

Medulla: Iodine reaction in Lugol's solution negative.

Ascocarps: Soon sessile, slightly constricted or strongly constricted at the base, .5-.7-(.9) mm in diam.. Margin: Not flexuose, persistent or excluded, 40-80 µm wide, epruinose. Disk: Plane, black, epruinose, pruina scarce, without an umbo. Exciple: Grey (TEST); inspersed with crystals. Epithecium: Apical cells green. Hymenium: 40-50 µm high; white; iodine reaction: Lugol’s positive. Subhymenium: 0 µm high; white. Hypothecium: White.

Ascospores: Oblong or cylindrical, (8)-11.2-11.8-(17) µm long, (3)-3.7-3.9-(4.5) µm wide; wall not ornamented.

Secondary Metabolites: Present.

Spot Tests: Medulla: K –, C –, PD – or + orange (questionable); ascocarp margin (in section): K –, C – disk: C – hypothecium: K + purplish brown (chinoide reaction); epihymenium: K –.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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