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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 tasmanica Ahti
  Ann. Bot. Soc. Zool.-Bot. Fenn. 'Vanamo' 32: 30 (1961); Cladina tasmanica (Ahti) Ahti, Beih. Nova Hedwigia 79: 40 (1984). T: Tas., coll. unknown; holo: BM.  
  Podetia 3–5 cm tall, forming a densely branched, coherent colony with distinct rounded heads, with predominantly dichotomous isotomic branching, very rarely with trichotomous isotomy; surface cobwebby, pale ash grey. Apothecia not seen. CHEMISTRY: K+ weakly yellow, KC-, P+ red. Atranorin (major) and fumarprotocetaric acid (major).
  A very rare endemic in Tas.  
  Archer (1992a)  

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