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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
Erioderma sorediatum D.J.Galloway & P.M.Jørg.
  Lichenologist 7: 139 (1975)
T: S side of Tasman Valley, Great Is., Three Kings Is., N.Z., 21 Nov. 1970, D.J.Galloway; holo: CHR; iso: BG, BM.
  Thallus foliose, ±loosely attached, broadly laciniately lobed. Lobes to 5 mm wide with ascending margins, strongly involute and crenate when dry, developing bluish, limbiform soralia on edges of upturned lower surface; soredia coarse, granular. Upper surface finely cobwebby-tomentose, often entangled in a loosely woven mat, greyish brown. Medulla white. Lower surface without apparent structures, white to pale cream; margins with blue-black, squarrose bundles of rhizohyphae. Apothecia and pycnidia unknown. CHEMISTRY: P+ yellow-orange, eriodermin.
  Scattered in Qld, N.S.W. and Tas. Occurs on bark; a rather rare species from wet lowland rainforest. Widespread but scattered in the palaeotropics; Africa, SE Asia, New Zealand, Polynesia and also western North and South America.  
  Jørgensen & Galloway (1992a)  

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