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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 maritima A.W.Archer & Elix
  Telopea 6: 19 (1994)
T: near junction of tracks to Mutton Bird Point and Intermediate Hill, Lord Howe Is., 31°32’43”S, 159°04’48”E, 21 June 1992, J.A.Elix 32765; holo: CANB.
  Thallus pale yellowish grey to pale yellow, thin, somewhat areolate and cracked, smooth and dull. Isidia absent. Soralia yellow, scattered, slightly immersed, 0.2–0.5 mm diam. Apothecia not seen. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC+ orange, C+ orange, Pd–; containing thiophaninic acid (major), 2-chloro-6-O-methylnorlichexanthone (minor), stictic acid (minor), constictic acid (trace) and 4-chloro-6O-methylnorlichexanthone (trace).
  This predominantly coastal, corticolous species is found in Qld, N.S.W. and Lord Howe Is.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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