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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 pallida A.W.Archer & Elix
  in A.W.Archer, Biblioth. Lichenol. 69: 117 (1997)
T: Tully Falls Road, 8 km SE of Ravenshoe, Qld, 17°40’S, 145°31’E, 29 June 1984, H.Streimann 30169; holo: CANB.
  Thallus off-white, thin, cracked, smooth and glossy. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia numerous, verruciform, often confluent, flattened-hemispherical, concolorous with the thallus, sometimes concave above, 1.0–1.5 mm diam. Ostioles inconspicuous, pale, translucent, 1 per verruca. Ascospores (3–) 4 (–5) per ascus, uniseriate, ellipsoidal to subfusiform, rough-walled, (105–) 115–125 (–140) × 40–50 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; containing 2’-O-methylperlatolic acid (major), stictic acid (major), 2-chlorolichexanthone (minor), planaic acid (minor), 2-O-methylperlatolic acid (minor), methyl planiate (?minor), constictic acid (minor) and cryptostictic acid (trace).
  An endemic, corticolous species that is known only from the type locality in north-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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