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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
Collema kauaiense H.Magn.
  in Magnusson & Zahlbruckner, Ark. Bot. 31A: 63 (1943)
T: Kokee, Kauai, Hawaii, Selling, 17 Aug. 1938; holo: S, n.v., fide G.Degelius op. cit. 89. *****Leptogium olivaceum var. limbatum F.Wilson, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 28: 357 (1891); Collema laeve var. limbatum (F.Wilson) Zahlbr., Cat. Lich. Univ. 3: 40 (1924). T: Warrnambool, Vic., F.R.M.Wilson 15; lecto: BM, fide G.Degelius, loc. cit.
  Thallus 3–4 cm wide, foliose, rounded to somewhat irregular, usually deeply and broadly lobate, adnate or ascending towards margins, crisped, thin or moderately thick, smooth, matt or partially glossy, pale or dark olive-green; isidia laminal, dense along margins, globose, becoming elongate and squamiform, simple or sparsely branched, sometimes small and soredia-like. Lobes few, rounded or somewhat elongate, imbricate, usually to 4 mm wide, undivided or sometimes lobulate; margins entire or densely isidiate. Apothecia not known in Australian specimens. Pycnidia to 150 µm wide, laminal; pycnidial gel pale yellow. Conidia 4.5 × 1.4 µm, straight, slightly swollen towards ends.
  Occurs in Vic. This corticolous species is widely distributed, though rare, in tropical and temperate regions.  
  Filson (1992d)  

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