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Notes on Halecania species, with descriptions of two new species from Asia

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  16 May 2005

Pieter P. G. van den BOOM
Arafura 16, NL-5691JA Son, the Netherlands
John A. ELIX
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia


Two species of Halecania from Asia, H. lobulata van den Boom & Elix and H. pakistanica van den Boom & Elix are described as new to science. In addition, the new combination Halecania pepegospora (H. Magn.) van den Boom is made. The ecology, distribution and chemistry of some selected species are discussed and a key to the fifteen species known worldwide is given.

Research Article
© British Lichen Society 2005

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