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New Caloplaca species from Australia.

  • Sergij Y. Kondratyuk
  • Ingvar Kärnefelt
  • John A. Elix
  • Arne Thell
  • Andre Aptroot
  • Mark R. D. Seaward
  • Laurens B. Sparrius
Publishing year: 2009
Language: English
Pages: 259-278
Publication/Series: Biodiversity and Ecology of lichens. Liber Amicorum Harrie Sipman. Bibliotheca Lichenologica
Volume: 99
Document type: Book chapter
Publisher: J. Cramer in der Gebrüder Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung

Abstract english

Seven new species of Caloplaca are described, the isidiate Caloplaca clavatoisidiata and C. sipmanii, and five fertile species, C. bastowii, C. beaugleholii, C. dahlii, C. jerramungupensis and C. norfolkensis. The new species are distinguished from related species by morphological, anatomical and chemical characters which are described in detail. The new combination Caloplaca soredians (Müll.Arg.) Elix, S. Y. Kondr. & Kärnefelt is made.


  • Botany
  • Ecology
  • Teloschistaceae
  • lichen-forming fungi
  • new species
  • Caloplaca
  • Australia


  • ISSN: 1436-1698
  • ISBN: 978-3-443-58078-0
Ingvar Kärnefelt
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