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Caloplaca testudinea V. Wirth & Kärnefelt sp. nov. and C. rubelliana (Ach.) Lojka, new to southern Africa.

  • V Wirth
  • Ingvar Kärnefelt
  • Arne Thell
  • Ulf Arup
Publishing year: 2005
Language: English
Pages: 299-302
Publication/Series: Mycological Progress
Volume: 4
Issue: 4
Document type: Journal article
Publisher: IHW-Verlag

Abstract english

Caloplaca testudinea is newly described from the Namib Desert and C. rubelliana, formerly known from the Mediterranean region and western North America, is reported from the same area and therefore new to southern Africa. Morphology, anatomy, ecology and secondary chemistry of the two species are investigated


  • Botany
  • Ecology


  • ISSN: 1617-416X
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