Check List 10(1): 178-179, doi: 10.15560/10.1.178
Cyphelium inquinans (Sm.) Trev. (Lichenized: Ascomycota): A new record for India
expand article infoPushpi Singh, K. P. Singh
‡ Botanical Survey of India, Central Regional Centre, India
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This study reports Cyphelium inquinans as a new distributional record of the calicioid lichens from India. The taxon is characterized by its verrucose gray thallus; larger ascomata with whitish pruina on the upper and outer edge of the exciple and 1-septate, dark brown ascospores with distinctive ornamentation. It is an interesting addition to the lichen flora of India and detailed taxonomic description with illustrations are provided herewith to facilitate the identification of species.
lichen; new record; India