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The lichen genus Letrouitia in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands


Six species of Letrouitia are recorded from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Letrouitia flavidula (Tuck.) Hafellner and L. parabola (Nyl.) R. Sant. & Hafellner are reported as new records for India and Letrouitia aureola (Tuck.) Hafellner & Bellem., L. flavocrocea (Nyl.) Hafellner & Bellem. and L. muralis Hafellner as new records for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.


Letrouitiaceae, Taxonomy, Evergreen Forest, South-East Asia.



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