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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
Cladonia corniculata Ahti & Kashiwadani
  in H.Inoue (ed.), Studies on Cryptogams in Southern Chile 136 (1984). T: Cerro Pavilo, Llanquihue, Chile, H.Kashiwadani 17882; holo: TNS; iso: H, SGO.  
  Basal squamules persistent, 1–2 mm diam., lobed, often sorediate. Podetia growing from basal squamules, 2–6 cm tall, 1–3 mm diam., simple or sparingly branched, often with unequal branching near apices, with closed axils, escyphiferous, very pale greenish yellow, becoming greyish white; apices subulate; ecorticate and floury-sorediate. Apothecia rare, terminal on podetia, 2–5 mm diam., convex, dark brown; not seen in Australian specimens. CHEMISTRY: K-, KC-, P+ red. Fumarprotocetraric (major) and protocetraric (trace) acids, ±stictic (major), constictic (trace), connorstictic (trace) and norstictic (trace) acids.
  Occurs in N.S.W., A.C.T., Vic., and Tas., rarely in S.A., also on Macquarie Is.; also in New Zealand and South America; grows on soil.  
  Archer (1992b)  

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