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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 isidiosa A.W.Archer
  Mycotaxon 41: 228 (1991)
T: Weyba Ck, SW of Noosa Heads, c. 70 km SE of Gympie, Qld, 26°24'S, 153°05'E, 27 July 1986, J.Hafellner 17951; holo: GZU.
  Thallus yellowish white, thin, dull. Soredia absent. Isidia initially simple, becoming coralloid, to 0.4 mm long, c. 0.05 mm wide, scattered to dense. Apothecia verruciform, hemispherical, constricted at the base, sometimes confluent, shortly isidiate, 0.8–1.5 mm diam. Ostioles inconspicuous, pale. Ascospores 2 per ascus, fusiform, smooth, 100–112 × 30–35 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; containing lichexanthone (major), 2’-O-methyl-perlatolic acid (major), stictic acid (major) and constictic acid (trace).
  An endemic, corticolous species that is known from mangroves in south-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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