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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
Cladonia angustata Nyl.
  Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot., sér. 4, 11: 236 (1859). T: Sandwich Is., [Hawaii], 1851–1855, J.Rémy; lecto: H-NYL 37978; isolecto: PC, fide S.Stenroos, Ann. Bot. Fenn. 23: 248 (1986).  
  Basal squamules evanescent or persistent, 1–1.5 mm long, 0.5–1 mm diam., laciniate or crenate, esorediate, yellowish green above, white below. Podetia growing from basal squamules, 0.5–1 cm tall, 0.5–1 mm diam., simple or rarely branching, escyphiferous; apices obtuse or subacute; basal area corticate, remainder ecorticate and sorediate; cortex subcontinuous or areolate; soredia floury to granular. Apothecia terminal, red; mature apothecia not seen in Australian specimens. CHEMISTRY: K+ yellow or K-, KC+ yellow, P+ yellow or P-. Usnic acid (major), didymic acid (major), ±thamnolic acid (major), ±barbatic acid (major).
  Occurs in south-western W.A., Qld, N.S.W. and Tas.; also in New Zealand, Japan and Hawaii; grows on dead wood or sandy peat.  
  Archer (1992b)  

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