Monday, September 29, 2008

A first assessment of the Ticolichen biodiversity inventory in Costa Rica

(Es una publicación nueva para Estación Biológica La Selva, Estación Biológica Las Cruces y Estación Biológica Palo Verde)
Lücking, R.; Chaves-Chaves, J.L.; Sipman, H.J.M.; Umaña-Tenorio; L.; Aptroot, A. 2008. A first assessment of the Ticolichen biodiversity inventory in Costa Rica: The genus Graphis, with notes on the genus Hemithecium (Ascomycota: Ostropales: Graphidaceae). Fieldiana. Botany 47: 1-126.
Resumen : The genus Graphis sensu Staiger is treated as a further contribution to the TICOLICHEN biodiversity inventory in Costa Rica. Graphis s.str. is the largest tropical lichen genus, with more than 300 accepted species worldwide, and also the largest in Costa Rica, with a total of 115 species recognized in this work.
(Graphis gomezii Lücking, Will-Wolf & Umaña, sp. nov. Holotype. COSTA RICA. Alajuela: Volcán Tenorio National Park. ETYMOLOGY—This new species is dedicated to Luis Diego Gómez, esteemed colleague, mentor, and friend, and one of the most outstanding botanists and naturalists of Costa Rica and Latin America)
Palabras claves : Lichenes; Fungi; New species.
Biblioteca OET: NBINA-8962

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