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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 irregularis Müll.Arg.
  Bull. Herb. Boissier 3: 638 (1895)
T: Thursday Is., Qld, C.Knight 31 p.p.; lecto: G, fide A.W.Archer, Telopea 4: 170 (1991).
  Thallus pale yellowish white, thick, coarsely cracked and areolate, smooth and dull. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia verruciform, inconspicuous, flattened-hemispherical, 0.8–1.0 mm diam. Ostioles conspicuous, black, 1–3 per verruca. Ascospores 2 per ascus, fusiform, smooth, (120–) 130–155 × 35–47 mm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; containing 4,5-dichlorolichexanthone (major) and ±2,4,5-trichlorolichexanthone (trace).
  An uncommon species in north-eastern Qld where it grows in mangroves; also in Fiji, New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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