The lichen flora of Rwanda: an annotated checklist
Authors: Bock, Christina; Hauck, Markus; Fischer, Eberhard
Source: Willdenowia - Annals of the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Volume 37, Number 2, December 2007 , pp. 563-575(13)
Abstract:A first compilation of the lichen flora of Rwanda, east-central Africa, is provided. A total of 178 lichenized fungi and four lichenicolous fungi is included. Pyrrhosphora russula is new to Africa. Thirty-three further species are first records for Rwanda, viz. Arthonia cinnabarina, Candelariella xanthostigma, Canoparmelia ecaperata, C. somaliensis, Collema pulcellum, Dirinaria confluens, Flavoparmelia subamplexa, Graphis scripta, Heterodermia japonica, H. podocarpa, Hyperphyscia syncolla, Leptogium adpressum, L. azureum, L. cyanescens, Parmelinella wallichiana, Parmotrema permutatum, Physcia aipolia, P. erumpens, P. krogiae, P. poncinsii, Pyxine cocoes, P. katendei, P. petricola, P. reticulata, P. subcinerea, Ramalina calcarata, R. disparata, R. pusiola, R. subpusilla, Usnea complanata, U. dasaea, U. himantodes and U. perhispidella.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2007
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