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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 lacericans A.W.Archer
  Mycotaxon 41: 230 (1991)
T: Cattle Ck State Forest, Briggsvale, 12 km NNE of Dorrigo, N.S.W., 13 Oct. 1978, D.Verdon 3843; holo: CANB.
  Thallus olive-green, somewhat areolate and cracked, smooth and glossy. Soredia and isidia absent. Pustules 0.2–1.0 mm diam., opening at the top to reveal the white medulla. Apothecia inconspicuous, disciform, immersed in larger pustules. Ascospores uncommon, 1 per ascus, elongate-ellipsoidal, smooth, 170–180 × 35–40 µm; ascospore wall c. 1 µm thick. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd+ orange; containing protocetraric acid (major).
  Anuncommon, endemic, corticolous species of montane rainforest in eastern Qld and N.S.W.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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