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Research Journal of Biological Sciences
Year: 2008 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 4 | Page No.: 418-420
Notes on Some Cyanolichens in Shahrestanak Division, Central Alborz Mountains (Iran)
Solmaz Shahla , Mohammad Ali Rajamand and Ali Asghar Maassoumi
 
Abstract: Lichens with cyanobacterial photobionts are called cyanolichens. The main purpose of this research is to study the cyanolichens of the southern part of Central Alborz protected region. This region is located in the north of Tehran between Tehran and Mazandaran provinces. Specimens were collected by the first author during several field trips in winter times in this region and were identified according to present keys. There were 7 species ofcyanolichens identified from this region from which 1 species is new for Iran. Also all of these species are reported for the first time from Alborz region. The species include: Collema cristatum, Collema fuscovirens, Collema polycarpon, Thyrea confusa, Thyrea girardii, Thyrea plicatissima and Peccania cerebriformis which is new for Iran.
 
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Solmaz Shahla , Mohammad Ali Rajamand and Ali Asghar Maassoumi , 2008. Notes on Some Cyanolichens in Shahrestanak Division, Central Alborz Mountains (Iran). Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 3: 418-420.
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