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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 staufferi Abbayes
  Rev. Bryol. Lichénol. 36: 821 (1966). T: Mt Baw Baw, Vic., H.U.Stauffer 5458; holo: REN-Abb; iso: BERN.  
  Basal squamules persistent, conspicuous, 2–4 mm long, 1–2 mm diam., rounded, minutely lobed, with subcrenate margins, esorediate. Podetia growing from basal squamules, 1–3 cm tall, 0.5–1, rarely to 2 mm diam.; cortex areolate, becoming granular to warted, esorediate, esquamulose or with squamules on podetial stalk or on margins of scyphi; scyphi broad, 2–5, rarely to 8 mm diam., simple, or with short, narrow, marginal or lateral, or central scyphi. Apothecia marginal on scyphi, 1–2 mm diam., convex, dark brown. Pycnidia marginal on scyphi, 0.2 mm diam., subglobose, black. CHEMISTRY: K-, KC- or KC+ yellow, P+ strong yellow. Psoromic (major) and conpsoromic (minor) acids, ±usnic acid (minor).
  Occurs in N.S.W., A.C.T., Vic. and Tas.; grows on soil.  
  Archer (1992b)  

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