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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 complanata A.W.Archer & Elix
  in A.W.Archer, Biblioth. Lichenol. 69: 53 (1997)
T: c. 3 km W of Laurieton, North Brother State Forest, N.S.W., 31°39’S, 152°47’E, 12 Oct. 1993, A.W.Archer P600; holo: NSW.
  Thallus off-white, thin, diffuse, smooth and glossy. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia conspicuous, scattered, verruciform, sometimes confluent, strongly flattened-hemispherical, concolorous with the thallus, 1–2 mm diam. Ostioles inconspicuous, pale, translucent, 1 per verruca. Ascospores 8 per ascus, uniseriate, ellipsoidal, 45–50 × 22–25 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; containing 2,4,5-trichlorolichexanthone (major), 2,4-dichlorolichexanthone (major), 2,5-dichlorolichexanthone (major), 2’-O-methylperlatolic acid (major), 2-O-methylperlatolic acid (major), 4,5-dichlorolichexanthone (minor) and 2-chlorolichexanthone (minor).
  A rare, endemic, corticolous species that is known from two localities in eastern N.S.W.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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