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Further new species of Menegazzia (Parmeliaceae, Lecanorales)

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  08 October 2012

Gintaras KANTVILAS
Affiliation:
Tasmanian Herbarium, Private Bag 4, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia7001. Email: gkantvilas@tmag.tas.gov.au

Abstract

Three new species of Menegazzia are described and illustrated, and their relationships and affinities to other species in the genus discussed. Menegazziabjerkeana Kantvilas is an isidiate species from the coastal ranges of New South Wales; M. brattii Kantvilas is an eight-spored species related to the widespread M. pertransita (Müll. Arg.) R. Sant., and is endemic to Kerguelen Island; and M. gallowayi Kantvilas is an eight-spored species from South Island, New Zealand. Menegazzia sanguinascens (Räsänen) R. Sant. is recorded from Kerguelen for the first time.

Type
Research Article
Copyright
Copyright © British Lichen Society 2012

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