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Caloplaca ceracea forma

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Family: TELOSCHISTACEAE

Habitat: Xeric supralittoral  zone

Description

   We present here, with usual restrictions, what may be a Caloplaca ceracea morph. All intermediate forms  may be found. Thallus thick, celadon, almond green, green-yellow. Apothecia numerous, disc brown-orange, brown-olive, exciple more or less wavy, golden yellow. Ascii 8-spored, 70-80 x 20-30 µm. Ascospores polarilocular, (12) 13-16 (17) x 7-10 (11) µm according to our measures. This taxon (currently under investigantion) typically grows near the seashore on slightly alkaline or neutral humid rocks, or on mortar joining stones of old walls in areas little exposed to direct sun.







Caloplaca ceracea forma Landévennec 1
Bernard BOUFFINIER



Caloplaca ceracea forma Landévennec 2
Bernard BOUFFINIER



Caloplaca ceracea forma Landévennec 3
Bernard BOUFFINIER



Caloplaca ceracea forma Landévennec 4
Bernard BOUFFINIER



Caloplaca ceracea forma Landévennec 5
Michel DAVID



Caloplaca ceracea forma Landévennec 6
Michel DAVID



Caloplaca ceracea forma Landévennec 7
Michel DAVID



Caloplaca ceracea forma Landévennec 8
Jacques HAINE



Caloplaca ceracea forma Landévennec 9
Jacques HAINE



Caloplaca ceracea Coupe apothécie Landévennec 10
Jacques HAINE



Caloplaca ceracea forma Asque Bleu Coton Landévennec 11
Jacques HAINE



Caloplaca ceracea forma Spores Bleu Coton Landévennec 12
Jacques HAINE



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