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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 leucostomoides Zahlbr.
  Cat. Lich. Univ. 5: 172 (1928)
Pertusaria leucostoma Müll.Arg., Bull. Herb. Boissier 3: 636 (1895), nom. illeg., non P. leucostoma (Bernh.) A.Massal, Ric. Auton. Lich. Crost. 188 (1852). T: Toowoomba, Qld, 1894, C.Hartmann s.n.; holo: G.
  Thallus off-white to pale olive-green, slightly cracked, smooth and dull. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia conspicuous, verruciform, scattered, slightly flattened-hemispherical to subconical, rarely confluent, not constricted at the base, 0.4–0.8 mm diam. Ostioles conspicuous, white, 1 (–2) per verruca. Ascospores 4–8 per ascus, irregularly uniseriate, ellipsoidal, smooth, 65–70 × 25–32 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; containing 4,5-dichlorolichexanthone (major), stictic acid (major) and constictic acid (trace).
  This endemic, corticolous species is known only from the type locality in south-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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