Placolecis kashmirensis sp. nov. (Lichenized Ascomycota, Catillariaceae) from Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan

  • Robina Kousar
  • Rizwana Zulfiqar
  • Abdul Nasir Khalid
Keywords: lichen key, lichens, morphology, phylogeny, taxonomy

Abstract

Placolecis kashmirensis sp. nov. is described from Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan. It is characterized by a yellowish-brown thallus, hyaline, broadly ellipsoid ascospores, a relatively taller hymenium and pear-shaped pycnidia. The generic position is confirmed by a phylogenetic analysis based on nrITS sequences. Description, a phylogenetic tree, and identification key for all the known Placolecis species are provided.

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Published
2021-07-13
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Kousar, R., Zulfiqar, R., & Khalid, A. N. (2021). Placolecis kashmirensis sp. nov. (Lichenized Ascomycota, Catillariaceae) from Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica, 58, XX-XX. Retrieved from https://ojs.utlib.ee/index.php/FCE/article/view/17810
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