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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 verruculifera Vain.
  Acta Soc. Fauna Fl. Fenn. 7: 110 (1890)
T: Sero do Caraçca, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 5 Apr.–5 May 1885, E.A.Vainio s.n., (Lich. Bras. Exsicc. 1464); lecto: TUR-V 6751, fide A.W.Archer, Biblioth. Lichenol. 69: 160 (1997).
  Thallus pale olive-green, wrinkled, cracked, slightly rough and dull. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia numerous, conspicuous, verruciform, concolorous with the thallus, rarely confluent, hemispherical to flattened-hemispherical, 0.6–1.0 mm diam. Ostioles inconspicuous, translucent, pale brown or black, punctiform, 1 per verruca. Ascospores 8 per ascus, uniseriate, ellipsoidal, smooth, 50–60 (–67) × (22–) 25–30 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; containing lichexanthone (major), stictic acid (major), 2,2’-di-O-methylstenosporic acid (minor), constictic acid (trace) and ±2’-O-methylperlatolic acid (trace).
  An uncommon, corticolous species in south-eastern Qld; also in Argentina and Brazil.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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