2017, VOLUME 4 ISSUE 3Pages: 383-390
New distributional records in lichen family Graphidaceae for Andhra Pradesh, India
Satish Mohabe, Anjali Devi B., A. Madhusudhana Reddy*, Gangadhar Pandhava and Sanjeeva Nayaka
*Department of Botany, Yogi Vemana University, Vemanapuram, Kadapa-516003, Andhra Pradesh, India
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The present paper reports 15 lichen taxa viz. Chapsa leprocarpoides, Diploschistes scruposus, Fissurina capsulata, F. cingalina, F. comparimuralis, F. egena, Glyphis cicatricosa, Graphis cincta, G. crebra, G. duplicata, G. furcata, G. handelii, G. leptocarpa, G. lineola and Thecaria austroindica of family Graphidaceae for the first time from Andhra Pradesh. Out of which, genera Chapsa, Fissurina and Thecaria are recorded for the first time from the state. The brief description and updated distribution are provided for all the taxa studied.
Fig.: Endemic lichens of Graphidaceae in Andhra Pradesh, India: (A–D), Fissurina capsulata Makhija & Adaw.; (E–H), Thecaria austroindica (D. D. Awasthi & Upreti) K. P. Singh & G.P Sinha.