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A new species of the lichen genus Parmotrema from Argentina (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota)

Michlig, Silvia Andrea; Ferraro, Lidia Itatí; Elix, John

Description

A new Parmotrema species, P. pseudoexquisitum, was found in Araucaria angustifolia forests in northeastern Argentina. It is characterized by a coriaceous thallus with very sparsely ciliate lobes, strictly marginal soralia with farinose to subgranular soredia, a white medulla and containing conalectoronic and subalectoronic acids in addition to alectoronic and α-collatolic acids. It is closely related to P. exquisitum, which differs in lacking marginal cilia, in having submarginal to laminal...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/13606
Source: Phytotaxa
DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.191.1.12

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