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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-zelandiae Szatala
  Borbásia 1: 60 (1939)
T: L. Waikare-Moana, New Zealand, 1932, J.Jablonszky; holo: BP T298, n.v.
  Thallus off-white to pale greyish white, thick, wrinkled and cracked, smooth and dull. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia disciform, 0.5–1.5 mm diam.; disc white-pruinose when fertile, sometimes sorediate. Ascospores 1 per ascus, ellipsoidal, (120–) 140–170 × 30–55 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K+ violet, KC+ reddish violet, C–, Pd–; containing hypothamnolic acid (major) and ±conhypothamnolic acid (minor).
  This corticolous species occurs mainly in Nothofagus-dominated rainforest in south-eastern Qld and in N.S.W., Vic. and Tas.; also in New Zealand.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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