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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 paragibberosa A.W.Archer
  Mycotaxon 41: 236 (1991)
T: Nonbah property, c. 4 km W of Hume Hwy, 20 km N of Holbrook, N.S.W., 31 May 1975, R.Filson 15364; holo: MEL.
  Thallus pale olive-green, wrinkled, somewhat cracked, dull. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia conspicuous, verruciform, concolorous with the thallus, scattered or sometimes confluent, hemispherical to flattened-hemispherical, not constricted at the base, 0.5–1.5 mm diam. Ostioles inconspicuous, dark brown, punctiform, somewhat mammiform, 1 or 2 per verruca. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly uniseriate or biseriate, elongate-ellipsoidal to subfusiform, smooth, 75–100 (–117) × 30–40 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; containing 4,5-dichlorolichexanthone (major) and
2’-O-methylperlatolic acid (major).
  An uncommon but widely distributed endemic, corticolous species in Qld, N.S.W. and Vic.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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