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A new species of Melanotopelia (Graphidaceae) from Africa

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  26 May 2009

Plant Taxonomy and Conservation Biology Unit, University of Liège, Sart Tilman B22, B-4000 Liège, Belgium. Email:
A. Maarten BRAND
Klippenwerf 5, NL-2317 DX, Leiden, The Netherlands.
Eberhard FISCHER
Institute for Integrated Natural Sciences, Department of Biology, University of Koblenz-Landau, Universitätstraße 1, D-56070 Koblenz, Germany.
Institute for Integrated Natural Sciences, Department of Biology, University of Koblenz-Landau, Universitätstraße 1, D-56070 Koblenz, Germany.
Pieter P. G. van den BOOM
Arafura 16, NL-5691 JA, Son, The Netherlands.
Damien ERTZ
National Botanical Garden of Belgium, Domaine de Bouchout, B-1860 Meise, Belgium.


Melanotopelia africana is described as new to science from Rwanda (continental Africa) and La Réunion (Mascarenes archipelago). Topeliopsis muscigena is here reported for the first time from La Réunion.

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Copyright © British Lichen Society 2009

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