Two new species of Caloplaca from Tadjikistan, Central Asia

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Two new species of Caloplaca are described, C. pseudocitrina (in the C. citrina group), which is characterized by rather long spores with a thin septum, and a squamulose thallus and C. akbarica (C. saxicola-group) characterized by rather thick, brightly yellowish pruinose apothecia and a paraplectenchymatous proper exciple. The characters of the new species and their closely allied taxa are compared in tables and illustrated.

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  • Ecology
  • Botany
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)633-640
JournalNordic Journal of Botany
Volume22
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes