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Occurrence of four additional non-hairy species of Leptogium from Maharashtra, India

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 October 2010

Archana DUBE
Affiliation:
Agharkar Research Institute, G. G. Agarkar Road, Pune—411004, India. Email: uv_makhija@hotmail.com
Urmila MAKHIJA
Affiliation:
Agharkar Research Institute, G. G. Agarkar Road, Pune—411004, India. Email: uv_makhija@hotmail.com

Abstract

In the present paper four etomentose species of Leptogium are recorded from Maharashtra, western India. Three species, viz. Leptogium patwardhanii Dube & Makhija sp. nov., Leptogium subazureum Dube & Makhija sp. nov., and Leptogium verrucosum Dube & Makhija sp. nov., are described as new to science and one species, Leptogium propaguliferum Vain., is recorded for the first time from India. A revised key to the non-hairy species of Leptogium from India is provided.

Type
Research Article
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Copyright © British Lichen Society 2010

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