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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2016, VOLUME 3 ISSUE 3Pages: 611-615

New species and new records of Graphis (Ostropales: Graphidaceae) from Eastern Ghats, India

Satish Mohabe, Anjali Devi B., Sanjeeva Nayaka and A. Madhusudhana Reddy*
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Abstract:
A new species Graphis neeladriensis, and two new records, G. plumierae and G. subalbostriata are described from the Eastern Ghats of India. The newly described species is characterized by crustose, UV+ yellow thallus, sub-immersed to erumpent, short to elongate and simple to sparingly branched lirellae, 2–4 striate labia, laterally carbonized exciple, clear hymenium and terminally muriform ascospores.
Graphis neeladriensis (holotype): A–C, Habit showing variations in lirellae; D, transverse section of lirellae; E, ascus with ascospores; F, terminally muriform ascospores in iodine. (MycoBank No.: MB 819499)

Fig.: Graphis neeladriensis (holotype): A–C, Habit showing variations in lirellae; D, transverse section of lirellae; E, ascus with ascospores; F, terminally muriform ascospores in iodine. (MycoBank No.: MB 819499)


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