A new species of the lichen genus Diploschistes from Australia.
In: Plant systematics and evolution = Entwicklungsgeschichte und Systematik der Pflanzen, Jg. 150 (1985) ; 3/4, S. 275-279
Zeitschriftenaufsatz / Fach: Biologie
Diploschistes hensseniae Lumbsch & Elix is described as new to science. It is characterized by its terricolous habitat, perithecioid closed ascomata, relatively small spores, cylindrical asci, and the presence of diploschistesic and orsellinic acids in addition to lecanoric acid. It occurs on soil in arid regions of Australia.