Research Paper

The lichen genera Dictyomeridium and Polymeridium (Trypetheliales: Trypetheliaceae) in India

Komal Kumar Ingle, Suman Trivedi, Sanjeeva Nayaka and Dalip Kumar Upreti

Published on: 20 February 2017

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2017.62.50

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2017 vol.62 no.1 pp.50-54


Taxonomic account of Dictyomeridium and Polymeridium are presented from India. Polymeridium cinereonigricans (Vain.) R.C. Harris, P. pleurothecium R.C. Harris and P. submuriforme Aptroot are reported as new records for India. An artificial key to all the species known so far from India along with notes on their distribution and ecology is also presented.

Keyword: Dictyomeridium, India, Lichen, Polymeridium, Taxonomy, Trypetheliaceae