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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 ferdinandii (Müll. Arg.) Filson
  Victorian Naturalist 87: 325 (1970); Cladonia ferdinandii Müll. Arg., Flora 65: 293 (1882); Clathrina ferdinandii (Müll. Arg.) Müll. Arg., Flora 66: 80 (1883); Cladonia retipora var. ferdinandii (Müll. Arg.) Vain., Acta Soc. Fauna Fl. Fenn. 4: 234 (1887). T: near Esperance Bay, W.A., between 1864 and 1890, A. Dempster; holo: G.  
  Pseudopodetia in pulvinate clumps to 15 cm tall, to 75 cm wide, or in scattered clusters, creamy white, yellowing at tips. Sterile pseudopodetia rigid when dry, horny, to 12 mm wide, irregularly branched; perforations regular, to 4 mm wide, irregularly rounded. Fertile pseudopodetia and apothecia not known. Pycnidia globose, terminal or laminal, partly immersed or sessile on upper branches, to 60 × 50 µm. Conidia 5 × 1 µm. CHEMISTRY: thallus K+ yellow, C-, KC-, P-. Usnic, ursolic, rangiformic acids and atranorin.
  Occurs in W.A. and S.A.; endemic.  
  Filson (1992b)  

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