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A trio of endemic New Zealand lichens: Pannaria aotearoana and P. gallowayi, new species with a new chemosyndrome, and their relationship with P. xanthomelana

Elvebakk, Arve; Elix, John


The endemic New Zealand lichen Pannaria xanthomelana has been restudied and found to be characterized by a secondary chemistry of pannarin and porphyrilic acid in addition to terpenoids, and by always having abundant, conspicuously large, and mostly foliose cephalodia. Its verruciform pycnidia and bacilliform pycnoconidia/spermatia are described here for the first time. Two other related New Zealand endemics, P. gallowayi and P. aotearoana, are described as new. Both have small, relatively rare...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-10-24
Type: Journal article
Source: Nova Hedwigia
DOI: 10.1127/nova_hedwigia/2016/0385


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