Anzia rhabdorhiza Li S. Wang & M. M. Liang is found to be a species new to science from Hengduan Mountains in southwest China. It is characterized by long and thick rhizines covered with spongiostratum, a central chondroid band in the medulla, and production of atranorin and divaricatic acid. The new species belongs to the Sect. Nervosae of Anzia.
1.Chinese Acad Sci, Kunming Inst Bot, Key Lab Biodivers & Biogeog, Kunming 650204, Yunnan, Peoples R China 2.Yunnan Univ Tradit Chinese Med, Kunming 650500, Yunnan, Peoples R China
Liang, Meng Meng,Qian, Zi Gang,Wang, Xin Yu,et al. Contributions to the lichen flora of the Hengduan Mountains, China (5). Anzia rhabdorhiza (Parmeliaceae), a new species[J]. BRYOLOGIST,2012,115(3):382-387.