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A new species of Porina (lichenized Ascomycota, Porinaceae) from Tasmania


McCarthy, PM and Kantvilas, G, A new species of Porina (lichenized Ascomycota, Porinaceae) from Tasmania, Telopea, 20 pp. 109-113. ISSN 0312-9764 (2022) [Refereed Article]


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Porina australis sp.nov. (lichenized Ascomycota, Porinaceae) is described from seasonally inundated, siliceous rocks in the Frankland River, north-western Tasmania, Australia. It has a thin, medium yellow-brown to dark rusty red-brown, rimose to areolate thallus, prominent, medium-sized, outwardly blackish perithecia that are mainly orange-brown within, a comparatively thick, pale excipulum and fusiform or narrowly oblong, 7(-9)-septate ascospores of 37-65 x 5-8 mu m.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Trichotheliaceae, Australia
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Evolutionary biology
Research Field:Evolutionary biology not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
UTAS Author:Kantvilas, G (Dr Gintaras Kantvilas)
ID Code:152466
Year Published:2022
Deposited By:College Office - CALE
Deposited On:2022-08-19
Last Modified:2022-11-09
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