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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
Polymeridium sulphurescens (Müll.Arg.) R.C.Harris

Lichenogr. Thomsoniana 147 (1998)

Arthopyrenia sulphurescens Müll.Arg., Flora 65: 518 (1882); Pseudopyrenula sulphurescens (Müll.Arg.) Müll.Arg., Flora 66: 249 (1883).

T: Toowoomba, [Qld], C.H.Hartmann; holo: G n.v.

Arthopyrenia oculata Müll.Arg., Rep. Australas. Assoc. Advancem. Sci. 1895: 451 (1895); Polymeridium oculatum (Müll.Arg.) R.C.Harris, Bol. Mus. Paraense Emílio Goeldi, Ser. Bot., 7: 635 (‘1991’) [1993]. T: Qld, locality unknown, C.Knight 136; holo: G n.v.

Arthopyrenia suboculata Müll.Arg., Bull. Herb. Boissier 3: 325 (1895). T: Qld, locality unknown, C.Knight 199; holo: G n.v.

  Ostiole apical to partly skewed. Hamathecium not inspersed with oil droplets. Ascospores IKI–, 3-septate, 21–25 × 8–10 μm.
CHEMISTRY: No substances detected.
  Corticolous in rainforest in eastern Qld and north-eastern N.S.W.; also occurs on shaded, siliceous rock (Fitzroy Island, near Cairns). Known with certainty only from Australia.  
  Aptroot (2009d)  

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