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A New Sorediate Species of Menegazzia (Parmeliaceae, Lichenized Ascomycota) from Chile

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 March 2007

J. W. Bjerke
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Tromsø, N-9037 Tromsø, Norway.


Menegazzia wandae Bjerke from Chile is newly described. It is characterized by lacerate soraliathat are formed on laminar pustules; the sinuous, rather imbricate lobes with brown-black margins, and the presence of thamnolic acid in the medulla. Apothecia are unknown, and pycnidia are rare. The species is known from Chile between latitudes 38°30´S and 46°40´S.

Research Article
Copyright © British Lichen Society 2001

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