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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 southlandica W.Martin
  Trans. Roy. Soc. New Zealand, Bot. 2: 42 (1962). T: near Awarua Bay, Southland, N.Z., Jan. 1961, W.Martin; holo: BM; iso: CHR.  
  Basal squamules evanescent or persistent, small, 2–3 mm long, 1–2 mm diam., with crenate margins. Podetia growing from basal squamules, 1–4 cm tall, 2–6 mm diam., initially scyphiferous, becoming deformed with marginal proliferations in the form of deformed scyphi, esorediate, esquamulose, yellow-green; cortex subwarted or areolate. Apothecia on margins of deformed scyphi, 0.3–0.8 mm diam., convex, brown. CHEMISTRY: K-, KC+ yellow, P+ red. Usnic (major) and fumarprotocetraric (major) acids.
  Occurs in W.A., S.A., N.S.W., Vic. and Tas; also in New Zealand; grows on soil, rarely on decaying wood.  
  Archer (1992b)  

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