Willdenowia 37 – Article37125

Willdenowia – Annals of the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem
ISSN 0511-9618
© 2007 BGBM Berlin-Dahlem.

Hansen, E. S. 2007: Lichens from Upernavik island, NW Greenland.
Willdenowia 37: 353-362.
doi:10.3372/wi.37.37125

Abstract
167 taxa of lichens are reported from the island of Upernavik. Their associations are briefly indicated and the new species Rhizocarpon subareolatum is described. For 25 taxa the records mean northern range extensions. The lichen flora of the island is comparatively rich in species with a distinct preference for moist habitats, while it is poor in species adapted to more xeric environments.

Key words
Arctis, lichenized fungi, Rhizocarpum subareolatum, lichen diversity, lichen ecology.

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