A New Record of Canomaculina (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota) from Western Himalaya, India

  • Himanshu RaiEmail author
  • Sanjeeva Nayaka
  • Dalip Kumar Upreti
  • Rajan Kumar Gupta
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The study hereby describes the occurrence of a new record of Parmelioid-lichenized fungi Canomaculina haitiensis (Hale) Elix from India. The species is described on nylon net house from western Himalaya. A revised key to the genus Canomaculina in India is provided incorporating the new record.


Canomaculina Isidiate Net house Western Himalaya 



Authors are grateful to the Director, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, for providing necessary laboratory facilities. The work of Himanshu Rai was supported by the Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology, through MRD project Grant (UCOST-UCS&T/R&D/LS-26/11-12/4370 dated 17-03-2012).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for advanced study in Botany, Institute of ScienceBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia
  2. 2.Lichenology Laboratory, Plant Diversity, Systematics and Herbarium DivisionCSIR-National Botanical Research InstituteLucknowIndia

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