Original paper

A new species of Cresponea (Roccellaceae, Ascomycota) from Gough Island

Elix, John A.; Øvstedal, Dag O.; Gremmen, Niek J.M.

Nova Hedwigia Band 92 Heft 1-2 (2011), p. 133 - 136

published: Feb 1, 2011

DOI: 10.1127/0029-5035/2011/0092-0133

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The new species, Cresponea sorediata Elix, Øvstedal & Gremmen, based on material from Gough Island, is described. It is characterized by a sorediate thallus, but no apothecia has been found. The diagnostic substances of the new species are usnic acid, isousnic acid and consimonyellin.


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