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Ramalina obtusata (Arnold) Bitter
Family: Ramalinaceae
[Ramalina minuscula var. obtusata Arnold]
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Stephen Sharnoff  
Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: fruticose (fruticous), shrub-like, beard-like thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse [th] upper surface: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | grey(ish) green [th upper surface]: epruinose [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: present [th margin] cilia, cilioid structures: absent [th upper surface] isidia, isidioid structures: absent [th upper surface] soredia, soralia, soralioid structures: present [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) width [mm]: (low) 2.0 (high) 4.0 [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, squamules): distantly discontiguous [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: smooth, plane | pseudocyphellate, with pseudocyphellae [th] morphol substructures (eg lobes, branches): irregular ascomata: absent secondary metabolites: present secondary metabolites: evernic acid | obtusatic acid | usnic acid primary photobiont: present secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trebouxiaceous, chlorococcoid.

substrate: bark, cork, plant surface – trunks, branches, twigs | rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified.
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Stephen Sharnoff  
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