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Diploschistes gyrophoricus Lumbsch & Elix

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Lumbsch H. T. & Guderley R. (95-03-01). Data set to be published after submission; 95-03-01.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted or basionymous. Taxonomic rank: species. Diploschistes. Thelotremataceae (Nyl.) Stizenb. (1862).

Taxonomic Literature: Lumbsch, H.T. & Elix, J.A., Pl. Syst. Evol. 167: 195-199 (1989).

Biogeography: Continent: Australasia.

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenized; bryophytic; substrate non-calciferous.

Thallus: Separate thallus parts thin. Upper Surface: Pale grey; plane, rough; epruinose.

Ascocarps: Perithecioid, not emerging. Disk: Plane. Hymenium: 120-150 µm high.

Ascospores: c. 8 per ascus, broadly ellipsoid, (20)-24-(30) µm long, (14)-16-(18) µm wide; 5-7-transversally septate; 2-4 longitudinal septa per transversal septum; wall middle brown, in Lugol's Solution negative.

Secondary Metabolites: 2'-O-methylgyrophoric acid, gyrophoric acid, and lecanoric acid; of the following substance class(es): orcinol depsides.

(report generated 06.Dez.2007)

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