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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 novae-hollandiae A.W.Archer
  Mycotaxon 44: 14 (1992)
T: Cockle Ck, c. 25 km N of Sydney, N.S.W., 33°40’S, 151°09’E,25 Apr. 1990, A.W.Archer P107; holo: NSW.
  Thallus pale greenish grey, slightly cracked, subtuberculate, smooth and glossy. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia numerous, verruciform, scattered, sometimes confluent, inconspicuous on rough substrata, concolorous with the thallus, flattened-hemispherical, not constricted at the base, 0.7–1.4 mm diam. Ostioles inconspicuous, pale fawn, sometimes becoming slightly mammiform, c. 0.1 mm diam., 1 per verruca. Ascospores 8 per ascus, uniseriate, ellipsoidal, becoming fusiform, smooth, 75–95 × 30–45 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; containing 4,5-dichlorolichexanthone (major) and miriquidic acid (major).
  An endemic, corticolous species in south-eastern N.S.W.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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