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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
Cladia schizopora (Nyl.) Nyl.
  Rev. Bot. Bull. Mens. 6: 161 (1888); Cladonia schizopora Nyl., Syn. Meth. Lich. 1: 217 (1860); Cladina schizopora (Nyl.) Nyl., Flora 49: 179 (1866); Clathrina schizopora (Nyl.) Müll. Arg., Flora 66: 80 (1883). T: Tas., C.Stuart; holo: H-NYL 37591. ****Clathrina aggregata var. pygmaea Müll. Arg., Bull. Herb. Boissier 4: 88 (1896). T: in prov. Vic., 1887, C.Knight 182; holo: G.  
  Pseudopodetia hollow, to 1.5 cm tall, green to yellow-green to brown. Sterile pseudopodetia to 2 mm tall, sorediose on tips or completely reduced to soredia. Fertile pseudopodetia horny when dry, to 15 mm tall, branched towards apex, sorediose on inside. Inner-medulla lacking. Apothecia solitary or sometimes tiered, to 0.5 mm wide; disc slightly concave to flat, dull, brownish black to black; exciple slightly raised at first, disappearing at maturity; lower cortex black. Ascospores 8–10 × 3 µm. Pycnidia ellipsoidal, 120 × 60 µm. Conidia rod-shaped, 5 × 1 µ. CHEMISTRY: thallus K-, C-, KC-, CK- or CK+ faint yellow, P-. ±gyrophoric, fumarprotocetraric, protolichesterinic, ursolic acids and unknown triterpenes.
  Occurs on bark, in W.A., S.A., Qld, N.S.W., A.C.T., Vic. and Tas.; also in New Zealand and Chile.  
  Filson (1992b)  

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