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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
Coccocarpia pruinosa Arv.,
  Opera Bot. 67: 79 (1983)
T: Réunion ['Bourbon'] (label not fully legible), 1840, Lepervanche-Mézières 57; lecto: PC-Herb. Bory de Saint Vincent, fide L.Arvidsson, loc. cit.; isolecto: COLO.
  Thallus to 4 cm wide, light grey. Lobes 4–8 mm wide, broadly flabellate to cuneate, adjacent or imbricate, flat or slightly concave; apices round with deflexed margins. Upper surface distinctly pruinose, isidiate. Isidia laminal, scattered, flattened, round or elongate, upright. Lower surface cream; rhizines pale. Apothecia unknown.
  Known in Australia from one collection near Milla Milla, Qld. A very rare, palaeotropic species known also from Réunion and New Caledonia. Grows on bark of trees at margin of rainforest.  
  Arvidsson (1992)  

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