Lücking R., Álvaro-Alba W.R., Moncada B., Marín-Canchala N.L., Tunjano S.S. & Cárdenas-López D.
Lichens from the Colombian Amazon: 666 taxa including 28 new species and 157 new country records document an extraordinary diversity
In this study, we revised the lichen collection at the Herbario Amazonico Colombiano (coah) in Bogotá, Colombia. The collection has a total of nearly 2,400 specimens, with some duplicates in the Herbario Nacional (col) and in the herbarium of the Botanic Garden in Berlin (b). The revision of 1,861 specimens revealed 574 species in 142 genera and 44 families, among which there are 28 species new to science and seven new combinations. Previously, 324 species had been reported from the Colombian Amazon, …