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

Phacopsis rufa (Müll. Arg.) Triebel & Rambold

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).

Type Information: Basionym: Nesolechia rufa Müll. Arg. 1893. Bull. Herb. Boissier 1: 47.

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

Biogeography: Continent: Africa, Asia-Temperate, and Australasia.

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenicolous.

Medulla: Iodine reaction in Lugol's solution positive.

Reproduction Strategy: With sexual (and possible asexual) stages. Ascocarps: Not emerging, becoming adnate, .2-.35 mm in diam.. Margin: Indistinct. Disk: Plane to weakly convex, brown ((dark-)). Exciple: Pale brown or white. Epithecium: Apical cells distinctly swollen; brown. Hymenium: Pale brown or white. Hypothecium: Pale brown (hypothecial hyphae exhibit an I+ violet reaction) or white. Hypothecial Extension: Present.

Ascospores: c. 8 per ascus, (12)-14-17-(19) µm long, (5)-5.5-6.5-(7) µm wide, aciculate; septa absent; wall thin, not ornamented.

Conidiomata: Immersed.

Pycnidia: Globular. Conidia: 8-10 µm long.

(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.