By Van den Boom P.P.G.
Vol. 12 (5) – 31 October 2020
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Thirty-one taxa of lichens and lichenicolous fungi are recorded from Tenerife for the first time. Nine species are new to the Canary Islands. Two further species, Catinaria occidentalis and Stigmidium fellhanerae, are described as new to science. The newly recorded taxa are presented in an alphabetical list with collection localities, substrate and occasional further annotations
The Canary Islands belong to Macaronesia, a phytogeographical region made of five Atlantic volcanic archipelagos; the Azores, Madeira, the Selvagens, the Canary Islands and Cape Verde. Tenerife is the most central island of the Canary Islands archipelago (Fig. 1). It lies between 16.1° and 16.6°W longitudinal and […]