Department of the Environment and Water Resources home page

About us | Contact us | Publications | What's new

Header imagesHeader imagesHeader images

Australian Biological Resources Study

Checklist of the Lichens of Australia and its Island Territories
Introduction | A–D | E–O | P–R | S–Z | Oceanic Islands | References
Leptogium rogersii Verdon
  Mycotaxon 37: 424 (1990)
T: c. 2 km WSW of Mt Wilson, Blue Mtns, R.W.Rogers s.n. (D.Verdon 5655); hol: CANB.
  Thallus ±subsquamulose, ±closely adnate, c. 1–3 cm wide, 35–80 µm thick, dull grey. Lobes rotund to narrowly rotund, 0.3–1.5 mm wide, ±concave, mostly appressed; margins ±ascending, slightly undulate, entire or sparsely lobulate; surfaces smooth or roughened, matt, isidia absent. Lower surface naked or with inconspicuous bundles of rhizines. Apothecia laminal, ±broadly adnate, attached to thallus by hairs, 0.5–1.3 mm wide; disc concave to flat at maturity, very pale yellow; thalline exciple moderately thin to very thin at maturity, concolorous with thallus. Ascospores ellipsoidal, muriform when mature, 22–34 × 9–1 µm; apices obtuse. Pycnidia not seen.
  An uncommon endemic species known from the Blue Mtns, N.S.W., and near Kingston, Tas. Grows on rock and soil.  
  Verdon (1992b)  

Checklist Index
Introduction | A–D | E–O | P–R | S–Z | Oceanic Islands | References

This work is copyright. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without prior written permission from Australian Biological Resources Study. Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction and rights should be addressed in the first instance to Dr P. McCarthy. These pages may not be displayed on, or downloaded to, any other server without the express permission of ABRS.

Top | About us | Advanced search | Contact us | Information services | Publications | Site index | What's new