A new species of <i>Leiorreuma</i> (Ascomycota, Ostropales) from Great Nicobar Island, India

  • Pushpi Singh Botanical Survey of India, Central Regional Centre, 10-Chatham Lines, Allahabad- 211 002
  • T.A.M. Jagadeesh Ram Botanical Survey of India, Andaman and Nicobar Regional Centre, Port Blair?744 102, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • K. P. Singh Botanical Survey of India, Central Regional Centre, 10-Chatham Lines, Allahabad- 211 002

Abstract

Leiorreuma nicobarense Pushpi Singh, Jagadeesh and Kr. P. Singh, a new species from Great Nicobar Island, India is described and illustrated. It is characterized by its sessile lirellae with widely exposed densely whitish pruinose disc, inspersed hymenium, 8-spored asci with 6-locular ascospores and presence of stictic, constictic and hypostictic acids. Key to species occurring in India is provided.

Keywords: Ascomycota; Lichenized fungi; New species; Taxonomy; Sundaland.

Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 24(1): 912, 2017 (June)

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Pushpi Singh, Botanical Survey of India, Central Regional Centre, 10-Chatham Lines, Allahabad- 211 002
 
Published
2017-06-25
How to Cite
Singh, P., Ram, T., & Singh, K. (2017). A new species of <i>Leiorreuma</i&gt; (Ascomycota, Ostropales) from Great Nicobar Island, India. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 24(1), 9-12. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v24i1.33000
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