Additions to the lichen biota of Assam State, India

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Rupjyoti Gogoi
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9537-9460
Siljo Joseph
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8027-7936
Sanjeeva Nayaka
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6541-2362
Farishta Yasmin
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2828-9307

Abstract

The present paper deals with 25 new records of lichens under 19 genera and 11 families for the state of Assam in India.  The newly reported species from Assam are Alyxoria apomelaena, A. culmigena, A. varia, Caloplaca pseudisteroides, Cryptothecia striata, Diorygma rupicola, Dirinaria papillulifera, Flavoplaca citrina, Graphis sundarbanensis, Herpothallon echinatum, Lecanographa rufa, Letrouitia muralis, Myriotrema clandestinum, Opegrapha discolor, Parmotrema crinitoides, Phaeophyscia hispidula, Porina eminentior, P. interstes, P. mastoidella, Pyrenula submastophora, P. thelomorpha, Rinodina oxydata, Synarthonia bicolor, Zwackhia bonplandii, and Z. viridis.  Brief descriptions of these additional lichen taxa from Assam are provided to facilitate their identification.

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Gogoi, R., Joseph, S., Nayaka, S. and Yasmin, F. 2019. Additions to the lichen biota of Assam State, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 11, 6 (Apr. 2019), 13765–13781. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4642.11.6.13765-13781.
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Author Biographies

Rupjyoti Gogoi, Department of Botany, Nowgong College, Nagaon, Assam 782001, India.

Ph.D Research Scholar

Lichen Laboratory & Herbarium

Department of Botany, Nowgong College

Nagaon, Assam-782001, India

Siljo Joseph, Lichenology Laboratory, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001, India.

Post Doctoral Fellow

Lichenology Laboratory

CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute

Rana Pratap Marg

Lucknow – 226 001, Uttar Pradesh, India

Sanjeeva Nayaka, Lichenology Laboratory, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001, India.

Principal Scientist

Lichenology Laboratory

CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute

Rana Pratap Marg

Lucknow – 226 001, Uttar Pradesh, India

Farishta Yasmin, Department of Botany, Nowgong College, Nagaon, Assam 782001, India.

Associate Professor

Department of Botany

Nowgong College

Nagaon, Assam-782001, India

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