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Roccella gracilis, the correct name for R. peruensis and R. humboldtiana (lichenized fungi, Roccellaceae)

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The nomenclature and taxonomy of the American, sorediate Roccella species recently known as R. peruensis and R. humboldtiana is reassessed. The two taxa are conspecific and the first, oldest, legitimate name for the united taxon is Roccella gracilis Bory.


Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Naturhistoriska riksmuseet, Sektionen för kryptogambotanik, Box 50007, S-104 05 Stockholm, Sweden

Publication date: 2006-08-01

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