Tropical Plant Research

Tropical Plant Research

An International Journal by Society for Tropical Plant Research

E-ISSN: 2349-1183 P-ISSN: 2349-9265
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2014, VOLUME 1 ISSUE 1Pages: 01-03

Some new additions to the lichen family Roccellaceae (Arthoniales) from India

A.R. Logesh, Santosh Joshi, Komal K. Ingle and Dalip K. Upreti*
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Abstract:
Three species of crustose lichens (Bactrospora acicularis, B. intermedia and Sigridea chloroleuca) belonging to the family Roccellaceae are reported here as new records for India. The taxonomic characters of each species were described briefly and supported by ecology, distribution and illustrations.
Habit:  A,  Bactrospora  acicularis;  B,  Bactrospora  intermedia;  C,  Sigridea  chloroleuca. Scale bars = 2 mm (A,C); 1 mm (B).

Fig.: Habit: A, Bactrospora acicularis; B, Bactrospora intermedia; C, Sigridea chloroleuca. Scale bars = 2 mm (A,C); 1 mm (B).


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