Lepraria juanfernandezii, a new lichen species from the Southern Hemisphere
 
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Department of Plant Taxonomy and Nature Conservation, Faculty of Biology, University of Gdańsk, Wita Stwosza 59, 80-308 Gdańsk, Poland
Publication date: 2019-12-16
 
Plant and Fungal Systematics 2019; 64(2): 233–235
 
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Lepraria juanfernandezii is described as a new species. It differs from all other species of Lepraria by its aggregate thallus with sparse prothallus hyphae, the absence of a hypothallus, the presence of divaricatic acid and the absence of zeorin, and its occurrence in the Southern Hemisphere. A key to all species of Lepraria containing divaricatic acid is given.
 
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