Opegraphaceae

Opegraphaceae

[‚ō·pə·grə′fās·ə‚ē]
(botany)
A family of the Hysteriales characterized by elongated ascocarps; members are crustose on bark and rocks.
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La familia Opegraphaceae en el Area Mediterranea de la Peninsula Iberica y Norte de Africa.
Many species show distinct microsite preferences: (1) Characteristic of the shady understory, including Arthoniaceae, Opegraphaceae, Pilecarpaceae, and Trichotheliaceae; (2) characteristic of light gaps, including Gomphillaceae and Ectolechiaceae; (3) characteristic of the canopy, including Asterothyriaceae and Gomphillaceae.
Estos dos grupos son dominados por las familias Arthoniaceae, Opegraphaceae, Pilocarpaceae, Strigulaceae (especies supracuticulares), y Trichotheliaceae.