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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 consanguinea Müll.Arg.
  Flora 67: 283 (1884)
T: Apiahy, Brazil, 1880, J.I.Puiggari s.n.; lecto: G, fide A.W.Archer, Mycotaxon 51: 254 (1991).
  Thallus thin, pale fawn, dispersed, smooth and dull; margin well defined. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia conspicuous, scattered, verruciform, sometimes confluent, flattened-hemispherical, usually constricted at the base, 1–2 (–3) mm diam. Ostioles inconspicuous, black, punctiform, sometimes sunken, 1 or 2 per verruca. Ascospores 8 per ascus, uniseriate, ellipsoidal to subfusiform, smooth, 75–105 × 35–50 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; containing lichexanthone (major) and 2-O-methyl-perlatolic acid (major).
  A rare, saxicolous species that is known from one locality in south-eastern N.S.W. Also in Brazil, Papua New Guinea and the Hawaiian Islands.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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