The usnea baileyi complex (Parmeliaceae, lichenised ascomycetes) in australia

Rogers R.W. and Nell Stevens G. (1988) The usnea baileyi complex (Parmeliaceae, lichenised ascomycetes) in australia. Australian Systematic Botany, 1 4: 355-361. doi:10.1071/SB9880355


Author Rogers R.W.
Nell Stevens G.
Title The usnea baileyi complex (Parmeliaceae, lichenised ascomycetes) in australia
Journal name Australian Systematic Botany   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1030-1887
Publication date 1988-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1071/SB9880355
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 1
Issue 4
Start page 355
End page 361
Total pages 7
Subject 1110 Nursing
1105 Dentistry
Abstract The Usnea baileyi complex exhibits considerable morphological and chemical variation throughout its range, including Australia. Two chemically distinct but morphologically inseparable species are recognised in the complex for Australia. U. baileyi (Stirton) Zahlbr. is widespread in eastern Australia and is characterised by the presence of eumitrins and depsidones (especially norstictic acid). U. elata Motyka is known from only one Australian location and contains depsides (diffractaic acid being the major secondary constituent) but no eumitrins. Fourteen taxa are treated as synonyms of U. baileyi, and U. vainioi Motyka is lectotypified.
Q-Index Code C1
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