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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 paratropa Müll.Arg.
  Bull. Herb. Boissier 3: 639 (1895)
T: Lorne, Vic., May 1887, F.R.M.Wilson 528; holo: G; iso: NSW L4497, L4498.
  Thallus greyish white, cracked to areolate, smooth and dull. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia numerous, verruciform, scattered, strongly flattened-hemispherical, 0.5–1.0 mm diam. Ostioles conspicuous, black, pseudolecideine, 1 (–3) per verruca. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly biseriate, ellipsoidal, smooth, 37–55 × 20–30 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; no lichen compounds detected.
  An uncommon, endemic, saxicolous species in south-eastern Qld, southern N.S.W. and Vic.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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Introduction | A–D | E–O | P–R | S–Z | Oceanic Islands | References

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