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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 sulcata A.W.Archer var. sulcata
  Muelleria 5: 115 (1982). T: Trappers Ck Rd, 8 km E of Tawonga, Vic., 22 Nov. 1979, A.W.Archer 803; holo: MEL; iso: H. ****Cladonia sulcata var. striata A.W.Archer, Muelleria 6: 386 (1987). T: near First Rocks, 18 km NNW of Sydney, N.S.W., 14 Apr. 1984, A.W.Archer 1667; holo: MEL; iso: CANB, H, NSW. ****Cladonia sulcata var. wilsonii (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer, New Zealand J. Bot. 24: 583 (1986); C. wilsonii A.W.Archer, Muelleria 5: 274 (1984). T: Kangaroo Ck, Corin Dam Rd, A.C.T., 2 May 1982, A.W.Archer 1315C; holo: MEL; iso: H, NSW  
  Primary squamules persistent or evanescent, 2–5 mm long, 1–2 mm diam., esorediate. Podetia growing from primary squamules, 1–3 cm tall, escyphiferous, simple at base, branching above, each branch longitudinally grooved and becoming split, with open axils, rarely with scattered squamules along podetia, esorediate, greyish white; cortex continuous at base, becoming finely warted and areolate. Apothecia always present on tips of podetia, 0.4–0.8 mm diam., convex, pale to dark brown. CHEMISTRY: K- or K+ weak yellow, KC-, P+ yellow or strong yellow. Atranorin (major) and bourgeanic (major) acid present, with psoromic (major) and conpsoromic (minor) acids, or stictic (major), constictic (trace), cryptostictic (trace) and norstictic (trace) acids, or norstictic (major), constictic (trace), cryptostictic (trace) and stictic (trace) acids.
  Occurs in W.A., S.A., Qld, N.S.W., A.C.T., Vic., Tas. and Macquarie Is.; also in New Zealand; grows on soil.  
  Archer (1992b)  

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