Ovealmbornia reginae (Teloschistaceae, Ascomycetes), a new xanthorioid lichen from South Africa

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Abstract

A new species, Ovealmbornia reginae from South Africa, is described, illustrated and compared with related species. A combined phylogenetic data set based on ITS and 28S nrLSU and 12S mtSSU sequences of the genera in the Dufourea clade is provided, (i. e. the genera Dufourea, Jackelixia, Langeottia, Ovealmbornia and Xanthokarrooa). Corrections of GenBank data for the genus Ovealmbornia and a key to the species of the genera Ovealmbornia and Xanthokarrooa are provided.

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  • Biological Systematics

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  • Xanthorioideae, new species, Jackelixia, Langeottia, Xanthokarrooa.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)465-472
JournalHerzogia
Volume28
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes