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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
Pannaria crenulata P.M.Jørg.
  in D.J.Galloway, P.W.James & P.M.Jørgensen, New Zealand J. Bot. 21: 101 (1983)
T: Coromandel Peninsula, Mt Maungatawhiri, South Auckland, N.Z., B.W. & G.C.Hayward H 44.115; holo: AK; iso: BM, CHR.
  Thallus microphylline-squamulose, of small, stellately incised, subimbricate squamules, 0.1–1 mm long and 0.1–0.5 mm wide, in diffract crust over a thin, blue-black, cobwebby prothallus, in irregular patches, 3–5 cm wide. Upper surface matt, usually glaucous, dark brownish, with isidia-like flattened structures which are grey-blue, delicate and friable. Cyanobiont Nostoc,in clusters. Apothecia not seen in Australian material. CHEMISTRY: P+ yellow-orange. Vicanicin, ±norvicanicin and occasionally terpenoids.
  A species of dense shade in humid, lowland, warm-temperate forests, often associated with or overgrowing mosses of tree trunks and old stumps. Only collected once in N.S.W. Otherwise known from N.Z., mostly in North Is. habitats.  
  Jørgensen & Galloway (1992a)  

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