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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 puffina A.W.Archer & Elix
  Telopea 6: 22 (1994)
T: along track to Mutton Bird Point, Lord Howe Is., 31°32’45”S, 159°05’00”E, 21 June 1992, J.A.Elix 32823; holo: CANB.
  Thallus dull yellow, thin, cracked, smooth and glossy. Isidia absent. Soralia numerous, scattered, white to off-white, disciform, 0.4–0.8 mm diam. Apothecia not seen. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; containing 2,4-dichlorolichexanthone (major), 2,5-dichlorolichexanthone (major), 2,4,5-trichlorolichexanthone (major), stictic acid (major), 2-chlorolichexanthone (minor) and constictic acid (minor).
  A rare, corticolous and saxicolous species in eastern N.S.W.; also in Papua New Guinea (muscicolous) and Lord Howe Is.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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