Diversity and distribution of macro lichens from Kalpetta Municipality of Wayanad District, Kerala, India

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Greeshma Balu
A.R. Rasmi
Stephen Sequeira
Biju Haridas


Macro lichens of Kalpetta Municipality of Wayanad District of Kerala state were studied. The study revealed about 21 macro lichen species. All the species identified are either foliose or fruticose forms belonging to families Coccocarpiaceae, Caliciaceae, Physciaceae, Parmeliaceae, Collemataceae, Lobariaceae, and Ramalinaceae indicating the dominance of these groups in the study area.

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Greeshma Balu, A.R. Rasmi, Stephen Sequeira and Biju Haridas 2021. Diversity and distribution of macro lichens from Kalpetta Municipality of Wayanad District, Kerala, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 14 (Dec. 2021), 20253–20257. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.6706.13.14.20253-20257.
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