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Biogeography and Ancestry of Lichens and Other Ascomycetes

  • D. J. Galloway
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 269)

Summary

Biogeography is simply defined as the study of geographical distribution of organisms; the patterns of distribution of taxa, and the processes by which these observed distributions have come about. The application of chemical and biogeographical data to the detection of ancestry in the Ascomycotina is discussed.

Keywords

Linnean Society Ascomycete Fungus Shikimic Acid Pathway Lichen Flora Lichen Genus 
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  • D. J. Galloway
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  1. 1.Department of BotanyThe Natural History MuseumLondonUK

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