New additions to the lichen biota of Assam from Dhubri district, northeastern India

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Suparna Biswas
Rebecca Daimari
Pungbili Islary
Sanjeeva Nayaka
Siljo Joseph
Dalip Kumar Upreti
Pranjit Sarma


The present study deals with the exploration of lichen diversity in Dhubri district of Assam state. A total of 42 lichen species belonging to 10 families and 16 genera were recorded, the majority of which were crustose (93%) with Graphidaceae as the dominant family. Eleven of the lichen species under eight genera are new additions to the lichen biota of Assam. 

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