A report on some macrolichens new to Karnataka, India

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K.S Vinayaka
S Nayaka
Y.L Krishnamurthy
D.K Upteri

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This paper reports six new records of lichen species to Western Ghats of Karnataka. The sampling was carried out from August 2007 to April 2010 in Malnad regions of Karnataka. Lichens were identified by studying their external and internal morphology and chemical tests. Heterodermia albidiflava, H. microphylla, Ramalina cfr. taitensis, Usnea aciculifera, U. eumitrioides and U. sinensis are described as new to Western Ghats of Karnataka. The specimens are housed at the herbarium of the Department of Botany, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta, Shimoga, Karnataka.

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Vinayaka, K., Nayaka, S., Krishnamurthy, Y. and Upteri, D. 2012. A report on some macrolichens new to Karnataka, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 4, 1 (Jan. 2012), 2318–2321. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2712.2318-21.
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