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A new species and new records of the lichen genus Pyrenula from Iran

  • André APTROOT (a1), Tahereh VALADBEIGI (a2) and Harrie J. M. SIPMAN (a3)


The lichen Pyrenula minutissima is described as new to science from the Hyrcanian forests in northern Iran. In addition, three further, essentially tropical, Pyrenula species are reported for the first time from Iran. An identification key is provided for all eight Pyrenula species now known from Iran.



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