THE STATUS OF CLADONIA HUMILIS IN EAST ASIA

AHTI Teuvo STENROOS Soili
Department of Ecology and Systematics, P.O.Box 47,FIN-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
CHEN Jian-bin Guo Shou-yu
Systemait Mycology & Lichenology Laboratory Institute of Microbiology, Academia Sinica, Beijing 100080

ABSTRACT: Most of the reports on the reports on the farinosely soreddiate Cladonia humilis (With.)J.R.Laundon from China and Japan refer to Cladonia kurokawae Ahti & S.Stenroos, a new species which is described;its scyphi are schizidiate and it contains atranorin and fumarprocetraric acid. The true C.humilis is more rarely found in China and Japan; in Japan both the atranorin and the bourgeanic acid strnis are present.

KEY WORDS: Chemistry ; Cladonoa ; East Asia ; lichens