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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
Pertusaria asiana Vain.
  Suomal. Elain-ja Kasvit. Seuran Vanamon Julk. 1(3):
44 (1921)
T: Mount Doi Sutep, Siam [Thailand], 1904, C.C.Hosseus s.n.; lecto: TUR-V 6679, fide Oshio, in sched.; isolecto: TUR-V 6678.
  Thallus pale olive-green, smooth, dull and cracked. Isidia absent. Apothecia numerous, conspicuous, disciform, sorediate, 0.8–1.3 mm diam. Ascospores 2 per ascus, ellipsoidal, 120–145 × 40–50 µm; wall 4–5 µm thick. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K+ yellow → red, KC–, C–, Pd+ yellow; containing norstictic acid (major) and connorstictic acid (trace).
  A rare, corticolous species that is known only from one locality in north-eastern Qld. Also in Thailand and the Philippines.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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