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New species and combinations in Parmelia (Lichenes) from southern Africa F. BRUSSE*

F. Brusse
Bothalia | Vol 15, No 1/2 | a1129 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v15i1/2.1129 | © 1984 F. Brusse | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 29 October 1984 | Published: 06 December 1984

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F. Brusse, Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agriculture, South Africa

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Eight new species are described and six new combinations are made in the lichen genus Parmelia from southern Africa, The new species are Parmelia astricta Brusse, P. clivorum Brusse, P. marroninipuocta Brusse, P. patula Brusse,  P. scitula Brusse, P.  sparengs en s Brusse, P. unctula Brusse and P. veroicosa Brusse. The new combinations are P. ag g reg a ta (D. Knox) Brusse, P. c ed rus-montana (Brusse), Brusse, P. dysprosa (Brusse& D. Knox) Brusse, P. exornata (Zahibr.) Brusse,  P. karoo (D. Knox & Brusse) Brusse and  P. leucostigma (Brusse) Brusse.


new combinations; new species; <i>Parmelia</i>; southern Africa


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