The lichen genus Schistophoron Stirt. (Ascomycetes, Graphidaceae) in Brazil with a world key to the species

Jean Marc TORRES, Adriano Afonso SPIELMANN, André APTROOT, Karen Fernandes CARDOSO & Neli Kika HONDA

en Cryptogamie, Mycologie 41 (13) - Pages 211-217

Published on 13 November 2020

The genus Schistophoron Stirt. is reported for the first time from Brazil, based on collections from Mato Grosso do Sul State. Two species, S. indicum Kr.P.Singh & Swarnalatha, and S. tenue Stirt., were found, both of which are described and illustrated. In addition, a brief characterization of the other know species, with their geographic distribution, a comparative table and a world key are provided to ­facilitate their identification.


Lirellae, mazaedium, new records, tropics, Chaco

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