Research Paper

Lasioloma krishnasinghii (Ascomycota: Pilocarpaceae), a new foliicolous lichen from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

T. A. M. Jagadeesh Ram, Gopal Prasad Sinha

Published on: 18 October 2022

Page: 552 - 554

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2022.67.552

Abstract

Lasioloma krishnasinghii, a new foliicolous lichen is described from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. It is characterized by 8-spored asci, cylindrical, 11–15-septate, 61–80 × 7–9 µm ascospores, and filiform, centrally branched, 61–91 × 2–3.5 μm conidia.

Keyword: Foliicolous lichenized fungi, Lecanorales, taxonomy, tropical evergreen forests, Great Nicobar Island

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