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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
Candelaria crawfordii (Müll. Arg.) P.M.Jørg. & D.J.Galloway
  Lichenologist 24: 407 (1992)
Psoroma crawfordii Müll. Arg., Flora 69: 287 (1886). T: Macleay R., N.S.W., A.R.Crawford; holo: G n.v., fide P.M.Jørgensen & D.J.Galloway, loc. cit.
  Thallus irregularly spreading, but often growing in small shallowly incised rosettes to 7 mm diam. Lobes ±broadly cuneate, to 2 mm wide, appressed; margins entire or shallowly incised, coarsely sorediate, the soredia often becoming labriform and spreading onto the lower surface. Upper surface smooth, sometimes faintly pruinose, grey, lemon-yellow to yellow. Lower surface with white rhizines, white. Apothecia extremely rare, similar to those of C. concolor. CHEMISTRY: calycin, pulvinic dilactone and pulvinic acid.
  Known in Australia from Qld and N.S.W. Occurs on nutrient-rich bark and occasionally on rock. Also occurs in the Philippines, China, Nepal, India, the Cape Verde Islands and possibly Japan.  
  Filson (1992a)  

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