Psora taurensis (Psoraceae, Lecanorales), a new lichen species from Turkey


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TIMDAL E., BENDIKSBY M., KAHRAMAN A. M. , HALICI M. G.

MYCOKEYS, vol.21, no.21, pp.1-12, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 21
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3897/mycokeys.21.11726
  • Title of Journal : MYCOKEYS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-12
  • Keywords: Anatomy, DNA, phylogeny, Lecanorales, lichenized ascomycetes, taxonomy, TLC, Turkey, LAYER-CHROMATOGRAPHIC METHOD, MOLECULAR PHYLOGENETICS, SUBSTITUTION, LECIDEACEAE, PRODUCTS, TAXONOMY, MODELS

Abstract

Herein we describe the new species, Psora taurensis, from two localities in the Taurus Mountains in Turkey at ca. 1000 m altitude. Investigations of anatomy, secondary chemistry and DNA sequences (ITS and mtSSU) of P. taurensis and presumed close relatives suggest that P. taurensis is a distinct evolutionary line-age with P. tenuifolia as its sister, although it is morphologically more similar to P. russellii and P. vallesiaca.