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Article Abstract – Knudsen & Lendemer (2009)


Two new species of Lecanora with gyrophoric acid from North America

Authors and affiliations:

Kerry Knudsen, The Herbarium, Department of Botanty and Plant Sciences, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, CA
James C. Lendemer, Cryptogamic Herbarium, Institute of Systematic Botany, The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY


Opuscula Philolichenum 7: 21-28 (2009)


Lecanora gyrophorica and L. munzii, two new species containing gyrophoric acid, are described from North America. In the genus Lecanora, gyrophoric acid has previously been reported only in L. salina, a species that occurs on siliceous coastal rocks in Europe and in eastern North America in Maine (U.S.A.) and Canada.

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