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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
Fuscoderma limbatum P.M.Jørg. & D.J.Galloway
  Lichenologist 21: 298 (1989)
T: Stillwater near Greymouth, Westland, South Is., N.Z., J.K.Bartlett 25703c; holo: BM; iso: AK.
  Thallus subfoliose, irregularly spreading, rosette-forming, to 4 cm wide. Lobes short, broadly laciniate, flat to convex, 1–4 mm wide, thick, leathery, with slightly thickened margins, entire or shallowly notched or incised to occasionally sublobulate, often ±wavy, ascending to involute, developing prominent blue-grey limbiform soralia on upturned lower surface. Upper surface distinctly areolate-scabrid at margins, dark blue-green when wet, pale grey to glaucous chestnut brown when dry. Lower surface delicately cobwebby, without bundles of long rhizohyphae, white to cream or pale buff. Apothecia unknown. CHEMISTRY: medulla P+ yellow-orange, vicanicin and norvicanicin.
  Occurs in Tas., on bark, in a damp, sheltered grove in heathland at 600 m on Coprosma; also in New Zealand.  
  Jørgensen & Galloway (1992a)  

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