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30 June 2014 A Review of Lichenology in Saint Lucia Including a Lichen Checklist
Howard F. Fox, Maria L. Cullen
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The lichenological history of Saint Lucia is reviewed from published literature and catalogues of herbarium specimens. 238 lichens and 2 lichenicolous fungi are reported. Of these 145 species are known only from single localities in Saint Lucia. Important herbarium collections were made by Alexander Evans, Henry and Frederick Imshaug, Dag Øvstedal, Emmanuël Sérusiaux and the authors. Soufrière is the most surveyed botanical district for lichens.

© President and Fellows of Harvard College, 2014.
Howard F. Fox and Maria L. Cullen "A Review of Lichenology in Saint Lucia Including a Lichen Checklist," Harvard Papers in Botany 19(1), 1-22, (30 June 2014).
Published: 30 June 2014
Caribbean Islands
history of botany
Saint Lucia
tropical forest lichens
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