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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 celata A.W.Archer
  Muelleria 5: 271 (1984). T: Tinderry Ra., 10 km E of Michelago, N.S.W.,15 Nov. 1981, A.W.Archer 1185; holo: MEL; iso: H; topo: NSW.  
  Basal squamules small, inconspicuous, 0.5–2 mm long, 0.5–1 mm diam., lobed. Podetia growing from basal squamules, 0.5–1.5 cm tall, 0.5–1 mm diam., at first simple then branching irregularly, finally fastigiately, or forming deformed scyphi with marginal proliferations in the form of smaller scyphi, esorediate, esquamulose; cortex areolate to subwarted. Apothecia rare, terminal, 1–2 mm diam, convex, brown. Pycnidia in terminal clusters, to 0.1 mm tall and 0.1 mm diam., cylindrical, pale brown to dark brown. Conidia not seen. CHEMISTRY: K-, KC-, P+ red. Fumarprotocetraric (major) and protocetraric (trace) acids, ±stictic acid (minor).
  Occurs in N.S.W., A.C.T. and Vic.; endemic; grows on soil.  
  Archer (1992b)  

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