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A revision of the lichen genus Lepraria in Italy

Baruffo, Laurence; Zedda, Luciana; Elix, John; Tretiach, Mauro


The results of a thorough revision based on the morphological and chemical analysis of 885 Italian specimens attributed to the lichen genus Lepraria are presented. Sixteen species of Lepraria s.str., Botryolepraria lesdainii and Lecanora rouxii are confirmed as belonging to the Italian lichen flora, and further two species (L. borealis, L. elobata) are added. For each species, critical data on the chemistry, ecology and distribution in the main phyto-climatical regions of the country are...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Nova Hedwigia
DOI: 10.1127/0029-5035/2006/0083-0387


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