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Ovealmbornia reginae (Teloschistaceae, Ascomycetes), a new xanthorioid lichen from South Africa

  • Sergey Y. Kondratyuk
  • Ingvar Kärnefelt
  • Arne Thell
  • John A. Elix
  • Jung A. Kim
  • Anna S. Kondratiuk
  • Jae-Seoun Hur
Publishing year: 2015
Language: English
Pages: 465-472
Publication/Series: Herzogia
Volume: 28
Issue: 2
Document type: Journal article
Publisher: Bryologisch-Lichenologische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Mitteleuropa.

Abstract english

A new species, Ovealmbornia reginae from South Africa, is described, illustrated and compared with related species. A combined phylogenetic data set based on ITS and 28S nrLSU and 12S mtSSU sequences of the genera in the Dufourea clade is provided, (i. e. the genera Dufourea, Jackelixia, Langeottia, Ovealmbornia and Xanthokarrooa). Corrections of GenBank data for the genus Ovealmbornia and a key to the species of the genera Ovealmbornia and Xanthokarrooa are provided.


  • Biological Systematics
  • Xanthorioideae
  • new species
  • Jackelixia
  • Langeottia
  • Xanthokarrooa.


  • ISSN: 0018-0971
Ingvar Kärnefelt
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