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TheParmeliaceae(lichenized Ascomycota) of New Caledonia

Authors
Journal
The Lichenologist
0024-2829
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Publication Date
Volume
34
Issue
5
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1006/lich.2002.0412
Keywords
  • Pacific
  • Distribution
  • Biogeography
  • Gondwana
  • Lichenological Exploration

Abstract

Abstract A key to forty-one species in ten parmelioid genera [ Bulbothrix (4 spp.), Canoparmelia (1 sp.), Hypotrachyna (7 spp.), Myelochroa (1 sp.), Parmelina (2 spp.), Parmelinopsis (1 sp.), Parmotrema (18 spp.), Relicina (2 spp.), Rimelia (3 spp.) and Xanthoparmelia (2 spp.)] from New Caledonia is provided, in addition to brief taxonomic descriptions as well as notes on distribution. Five of the forty-one species are endemic to New Caledonia, and thirteen are new records for the island. Several old names used in the literature are clarified.

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