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Checklist of the Lichens of Australia and its Island Territories
Introduction | A–D | E–O | P–R | S–Z | Oceanic Islands | References
Cladia corallaizon F.Wilson ex Filson
  Victorian Naturalist 87: 324 (1970). T: Narrandera to West Wyalong road, 45 km N of Ardlethan, N.S.W., 13 Oct. 1963, R.B.Filson 5466; holo: MEL.  
  Pseudopodetia in pulvinate clumps to 5 cm tall, to 12 cm wide, or in scattered clusters 3–4 cm wide, or occasionally in continuous carpet several metres wide, pale grey to greenish grey, becoming straw-coloured to pale brown. Sterile pseudopodetia rigid when dry, horny, 2–3 mm wide, dichotomously branched; perforations narrow, elliptic, irregularly spaced. Fertile pseudopodetia similar though sometimes a little taller. Inner-medulla compacted, loosely filling pseudopodetium, white to pale brown in lower parts; hyphae hyaline. Apothecia to 0.7 mm wide; disc slightly concave to flat becoming strongly convex, dull reddish brown to black; exciple slightly raised at first, disappearing; lower cortex concolorous with pseudopodetia. Ascospores long-ellipsoidal, 15 × 3 µm. Pycnidia sessile, ellipsoidal, 150 × 85 µm. Conidia rod-shaped, 5 × 1 µm. CHEMISTRY: thallus K- or K+ faint yellow, C-, KC-, P-. Usnic, ursolic, protolichesterinic acids, atranorin and three unidentified products.
  Occurs in W.A., S.A., Qld, N.S.W., A.C.T. and Vic.  
  Filson (1992b)  

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