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The paper enumerates 246 species of lichens belonging to 45 genera and 13 families from the Kumaun Himalaya Uttarakhand. The study is based on the collection recently made during different field trips in the region. Out of the different districts, Pithoragarh and Bagehswar districts comprised of most of the localities falls under temperate and alpine regions and bears the maximum diversity of foliose lichens. Lichen family Parmeliaceae and Physciaceae are the dominant families in the region.
[Gaurav K. Mishra and Dalip K. Upreti. (2016); DIVERSITY AND DISTRIBUTION OF MACRO-LICHEN IN KUMAUN HIMALAYA, UTTARAKHAND. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 4 (2). 912-926] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
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