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Lepra multipuncta (Turner) Hafellner

 

=Pertusaria multipuncta (Turner) Nyl.

Synonyms:

Pertusaria multipuncta (Turner) Nyl.



Family: OCHROLECHIACEAE

Habitat: Oceanic zone

Description

    Thallus crustose, rather thick, smooth to slightly cracked and wrinkled, greyish, grey-greenish, sometimes with a paler prothallus, coarsely warted, warts scarce and scattered, 0.5-2 mm tall, tips more or less plane, covered with whitish soredia, more or less abundant hiding apothecia. Apothecia punctiform, (1)2-3(5) at tip of warts, disc 0.5 mm diam., brown. Ascii 1-spored. Ascospores narrowly ellipsoid, thick walls, to 4-5 µm, 90-170 x 30-70 µm. Thallus and soralia: C-, K+ yellowish, KC+ yellow, P+ bright orange, UV-. This species has oceanic trends and grows on smooth and acid barks of deciduous trees in humid woodlands. See Phlyctis agelaea which is K+ yellow > red.*







Pertusaria multipuncta Dinéault 1
Bernard BOUFFINIER



Pertusaria multipuncta Dinéault 2
Bernard BOUFFINIER



Pertusaria multipuncta Dinéault 3
Bernard BOUFFINIER



Pertusaria multipuncta Dinéault 4
Bernard BOUFFINIER



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