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Observations on Lichens Growing on Artifacts in the Indian Subcontinent

  • S. Saxena
  • D. K. Upreti
  • Ajay Singh
  • K. P. Singh

Abstract

A detailed account of lichens growing on different artifacts in the Indian subcontinent is provided. Some interesting distributional and ecological patterns of lichens growing on historical monuments and buildings are also presented.

Keywords

Lichens man-made substrata India historical monuments 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Saxena
    • 1
  • D. K. Upreti
    • 1
  • Ajay Singh
    • 1
  • K. P. Singh
    • 2
  1. 1.Lichenology LaboratoryPlant Biodiversity and Conservation Biology Research Institute Division National BotanicalLucknow-1India
  2. 2.Botanical Survey of India, Central CircleAllahabadIndia

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