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A new species of Graphis (Graphidaceae) from Venezuela

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  26 May 2009

Gerhard NEUWIRTH
Affiliation:
Rabenberg 41, A–4910 Ried im Innkreis, Austria. Email: gerhard.neuwirth@tele2.at
Robert LÜCKING
Affiliation:
Botany, The Field Museum, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605-2496, USA.

Abstract

A corticolous Graphis discovered in the southern part of Venezuela is described as new to science. The new species, Graphis breussii sp. nov., is characterized by rather large, prominent lirellae with striate labia and apically thin complete thalline cover, a completely carbonized exciple, four submuriform ascospores per ascus, and norstictic acid; it belongs in the Graphis acharii group.

Type
Research Article
Copyright
Copyright © British Lichen Society 2009

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