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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Lecanorales
Family: Crocyniaceae
M. Choisy ex Hafellner (1984)
Type genus
(Ach.) A. Massal.
Type species
Lecidea gossypina
(Sw.) Ach.

The Crocyniaceae are a family of lichenized fungi in the order Lecanorales. This is a monotypic family with the sole genus Crocynia, which has primarily a tropical distribution.[1]


  1. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford: CABI. p. 90. ISBN 0-85199-827-5. 

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