list of types in REN
A "type" is the valid representative
of a species. Each newly discovered species
needs to be described (in Latin) and a type
specimen has to be deposited in an official
herbarium. There is just one main type per
species, the holotype. However, there are
also other types (isotype, lectotype, etc.).
In REN ABB we have several holotypes and
More information about the types in Cladonia
may be found on the web page "Names
in the Cladoniaceae" (http://persoon.si.edu/Cladoniaceae/)
or in Ahti, T. 1993. Names in current
use in the Cladoniaceae (lichen-forming
Ascomycetes) in the ranks of genus to variety.
In: Greuter, W. (ed.). Regnum Veg. 28: 58-106.