The Lichenologist

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A new species in Melanohalea (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycotina) and new lichen records from India

Pradeep K.  DIVAKAR a1 and Dalip K.  UPRETI a1 c1
a1 Lichenology Laboratory, National Botanical Research Institute, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow-226001, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Melanohalea nilgirica Divakar & Upreti is described as new to science. Melanelixia glabroides (Essl.) O. Blanco et al., Melanohalea poeltii (Essl.) O. Blanco et al., M. septentrionalis (Lynge) O. Blanco et al., Parmelia isidioclada Vain., P. masonii Essl. & Poelt, Parmelinopsis afrorevoluta (Krog & Swinscow) Elix & Hale and Parmeliopsis ambigua (Wulfen) Nyl., are new records for the Indian lichen flora.

(Accepted July 1 2005)

Key Words: India; Melanelixia; Melanohalea; new records; new species; Parmelia; Parmelinopsis; Parmeliopsis.

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