Lecanoraceae


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Lecanoraceae

[le·kə·nō′rās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A temperate and boreal family of lichens in the order Lecanorales characterized by a crustose thallus and a distinct thalloid rim on the apothecia.
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[43], the family of Lecanoraceae contains between 766 and one thousand of species of which more than 70% in the single genus Lecanora.
The most prominent are the Parmeliaceae with 24 species, the Physciaceae with 22 species, the Lecanoraceae, Pertusariaceae and Ramalinaceae each with 11 species (Fig.
Epiphytic species of the Lecanora subfusca group (Lecanoraceae) in Spain.
Lecanora ramulicola (Lecanoraceae, Lecanorales), an overlooked lichen species from the Lecanora symmicta group.
Corticolous and lignicolous species of Lecanora (Lecanoraceae, Lecanorales) with usnic or isousnic acid in the Sonoran Desert Region.