Glimpses of the Lichen Flora of Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve in Central India

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ABSTRACT

The present paper enumerates an account of the lichen flora in Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve located in Central India which comprises 78 species belonging to 25 genera under nine families. Of these, twenty two species have been reported for the first time from Central India. All the species are enumerated with their correct original citation, basionyms if any, their places of occurrence in the reserve area, distributional range and exsiccata have been provided.

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A. Shukla and K. Singh, "Glimpses of the Lichen Flora of Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve in Central India," American Journal of Plant Sciences, Vol. 3 No. 6, 2012, pp. 697-708. doi: 10.4236/ajps.2012.36084.

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