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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 psoromica A.W.Archer & Elix
  Mycotaxon 50: 206 (1994)
T: Kaiwaka, Otamea County, North Is., New Zealand, J.K.Bartlett 24219; holo: AK 192231.
  Thallus dull fawn or pale olive-green, areolate and cracked, smooth or subtuberculate, somewhat glossy. Isidia absent. Soralia numerous, conspicuous, hemispherical or discoid, white, initially pustulate, composed of granular soredia, 0.5–2.0 mm diam. Apothecia not seen. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd+ intense yellow; containing psoromic acid (major) and conpsoromic acid (minor).
  This corticolous species occurs in rainforest in eastern Qld and north-eastern N.S.W.; also in Papua New Guinea, Norfolk Is. and New Zealand.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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