Original paper

A new species of Protoparmelia (lichenized Ascomycota) from Australia

Elix, John A.; Kantvilas, Gintaras

Nova Hedwigia Band 89 Heft 3-4 (2009), p. 355 - 360

published: Nov 1, 2009

DOI: 10.1127/0029-5035/2009/0089-0355

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Abstract

The new species, Protoparmelia nebulosa Elix & Kantvilas, based on material from Western Australia and New South Wales, is described. It is characterized chiefly by an isidiate thallus, and by the presence of constipatic, isomyelochroic, myelochroic and protoconstipatic acids. The Australasian species, P. pulchra Diederich, Aptroot & Sérus., is recorded from Tasmania for the first time.

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australiafatty acidslichenstasmaniataxonomy