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Eight new species in the lichen genus parmelia parmeliaceae ascomycotina from southern africa with notes on southern african lichens

Brusse, F.A.

Mycotaxon 40: 377-394


ISSN/ISBN: 0093-4666
Accession: 007291605

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Eight new species in the lichen genus Parmelia (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycotina) are described from Southern Africa. They are: Parmelia abraxas Brusse, P. adamantea Brusse, P. assimilis Brusse, P. lucrosa Brusse, P. musculina Brusse, P. oreophila Brusse, P. parilis Brusse and P. putida Brusse. Four new combinations are made: Gonolecania fumosonigricans [Patellaria fumoso-nigricans] (Mull. Arg.) Brusse, Parmelia brevilobata (Hale) Brusse, P. esterhuyseniae (Hale) Brusse and P. tsekensis (Hale) Brusse. [The last 3 new combinations are all from Xanthoparmelia.] Fifteen new lichen records for southern Africa are noted and several miscellaneous notes and corrections are presented.

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