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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
Lecanora oreinoides (Körb.) Hertel & Rambold
  in G.Rambold, Biblioth. Lichenol. 34: 100 (1989); Aspicilia oreinoides Körb., Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 2: 32 (1862); Lecidea oreinoides (Körb.) W.A.Weber & Hertel, in H.Hertel, Herzogia 2: 479 (1973). T: Novae Hollandiae [Australia], F.Hochstetter 25; lecto: L, fide H.Hertel, Herzogia 2: 493 (1973).  
  Thallus rimose-areolate to verrucose-areolate, greyish white to white, epruinose. Soredia absent. Prothallus blackish brown or not visible. Apothecia immersed, 0.2–0.6 mm diam.; disc blackish brown, epruinose; margin absent. Cortex absent. Excipulum reduced to a c.10 µm thick greyish inner zone and a c. 60 µm thick hyaline outer part. Epihymenium grey green, K–, without crystals, c. 7–10 µm thick. Hymenium, subhymenium and hypothecium hyaline. Paraphyses sparingly branched and thickened apically. Ascospores ellipsoidal, 7.0–13.0 × 4.0–6.5 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thalline cortex K+ yellow, C–, Pd+ yellow; medulla K–, C–, Pd+ pale yellow; containing atranorin (major), confluentic acid (major) and chloroatranorin (minor).
  Occurs on exposed, siliceous rocks in Qld, N.S.W., A.C.T. and Vic. Widely distributed in subtropical and temperate regions (North America, Africa, Asia, Australasia and Oceania).  
  Lumbsch & Elix (2004)  

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