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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 sordida A.W.Archer
  Mycotaxon 41: 241(1991)
T: Brandy Ck Rd, 2 km NE of Proserpine, Qld, 20°21’S, 148°41’E, 28 June 1986, J.A.Elix 20816; holo: CANB.
  Thallus off-white to pale grey, or appearing dull brownish white due to the substratum, with a paler margin, thin, granular, discontinuous. Isidia absent. Soralia numerous, crowded, adnate, circular or irregular in outline, off-white, 0.5–1.5 mm diam. Apothecia not seen. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K+ yellow, KC–, C–, Pd+ red; containing atranorin (major) and fumar-protocetraric acid (major).
  An endemic, saxicolous species that is known only from the type locality in north-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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