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

Phacopsis falcispora var. sipmanii Diederich & Triebel

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Rambold G. & Triebel D. (94-11-15). Data set reviewer(s): Kainz C. (00-12-22); to be published after submission; 94-11-15.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted. Taxonomic rank: species. Phacopsis. Parmeliaceae Zenker (1827).

Taxonomic Literature: Triebel D. & Rambold G. 1995. A Conspectus of the Genus Phacopsis (Lecanorales). The Bryologist 98(1): 71-83.

Biogeography: Continent: Africa and Southern America.

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenicolous.

Medulla: Iodine reaction in Lugol's solution negative.

Reproduction Strategy: With sexual (and possible asexual) stages. Ascocarps: Becoming adnate to soon sessile, .2-.35 mm in diam.. Margin: Indistinct (more or less). Disk: Weakly convex, black or dark brown. Exciple: Brown. Epithecium: Apical cells distinctly swollen; brown. Hymenium: Pale brown or white. Hypothecium: Brown (hypothecial hyphae lack euamyloid reaction). Hypothecial Extension: Present.

Ascospores: c. 8 per ascus, (12)-14-16-(19) µm long, 5-5.5-(6) µm wide, aciculate; septa absent; wall thin, not ornamented.

(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.