Original paper

Lecanora peninsularis (Lecanoraceae, lichenized Ascomyctes), a second new species with gyrophoric acid from California

Knudsen, Kerry; Lendemer, James C.; Elix, John A.

Nova Hedwigia Band 92 Heft 1-2 (2011), p. 101 - 105

published: Feb 1, 2011

DOI: 10.1127/0029-5035/2011/0092-0101

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Abstract

Lecanora peninsularis from the San Jacinto Mountains of southern California in western North America is described as new to science. The species is lignicolous and apparently related to L. crassithallina, presently known only from Mexico. The main diagnostic substances present in the new species are isousnic acid, gyrophoric acid, and 7-O-methylnorascomatic acid.

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lichenized ascomycotalichensnorth americarare speciestaxonomy