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Buellia nordinii, a new triseptate species from Venezuela

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  25 March 2010

Mireia GIRALT
Affiliation:
Departament de Bioquímica i Biotecnologia (Àrea de Botànica), Facultat d'Enologia de Tarragona, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Marcel lí Domingo s/n, 43007, Tarragona, Spain. Email: mireia.giralt@urv.cat
Klaus KALB
Affiliation:
Lichenologisches Institut Neumarkt, Im Tal 12, D-92318 Neumarkt, Germany.
John A. ELIX
Affiliation:
Research School of Chemistry, Building 33, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia.

Abstract

Buellia nordinii, a new muscicolous or lignicolous species characterized by a blastidiate thallus containing atranorin, apothecia with a fine granular surface, markedly enlarged paraphyses tips and large triseptate ascospores is described from Venezuela. The species grows in very humid situations near the ground in open paramo vegetation at high elevations. It is compared with other known asexually reproducing and triseptate Buellia taxa.

Type
Research Article
Copyright
Copyright © British Lichen Society 2010

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