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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
Porina distans Vĕzda & Vivant
  Nova Hedwigia 58: 136 (1994). T: Quartier de Parnasse, St. Claude, Basse-Terre Is., Guadeloupe, Nov. 1990, Vivant; holo: Herb. A.Vĕzda n.v.  
  Thallus epiphyllous, continuous to sparingly rimose, pale sandy brown to pale or medium greyish green, matt to glossy, smooth to verruculose, 30–60 µm thick, thinly corticate; prothallus broad, bluish black to grey-black. Algae Trentepohlia; cells 6–12 × 6–10 µm. Isidia usually numerous, scattered or in dense clusters, cylindrical to coralloid. Perithecia not known.
  Occurs in north-eastern Qld on the leaves of a forest tree. A rather widespread pantropical species.  
  McCarthy (2001b)  

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