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Arthoia borbonica (Ascomycota, Arthoniales), a new species from La Reunion

Ertz, Damien; Elix, John; Grube, Martin

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Background - A novelty is described in the framework of an ongoing revision of the Arthonia cinnabarina complex. Methods - Normal practises of herbarium taxonomy including high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) have been applied. Key results - Arthonia borbonica is described as new to science. It is characterized by having ascomata covered by an orange pruina and macrocephalic (2-)3-septate ascospores. The species is only known from La Réunion island.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57787
Source: Plant Ecology and Evolution
DOI: 10.5091/plecevo.2010.427

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