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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
Pertusaria meeana A.W.Archer & Elix
  in A.W.Archer, Biblioth. Lichenol. 69: 102 (1997)
T: Loveday Rd, 2 km N of Forest Station, Mount Mee State Forest, 60 km NW of Brisbane, Qld, 27°04’S, 152°45’E, 28 Apr. 1996, A.W.Archer P830; holo: NSW.
  Thallus pale olive-green, rough and cracked. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia numerous, inconspicuous, verruciform, flattened-hemispherical, often confluent, 0.6–1.0 mm diam. Ostioles inconspicuous, punctiform, translucent, 1 per verruca. Ascospores 2 per ascus, smooth, ellipsoidal to subfusiform, 105–135 × 30–40 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; containing 2-O-methylperlatolic acid (major), 4,5-dichlorolichexanthone (minor), 2-O-methylhyperlatolic acid (trace) and 2-O-methyliso-hyperlatolic acid (trace).
  This endemic, corticolous species is known only from the type locality in south-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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