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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 subcerussata A.W.Archer
  Mycotaxon 44: 16 (1992)
T: Albert R. valley, S of Beaudesert, Qld, 28°10’S, 153°02’E, 1 Sept. 1986, J.Hafellner 18464; holo: GZU.
  Thallus off-white to pale greyish white, thin, cracked, smooth and glossy. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia verruciform, hemispherical or flattened-hemispherical, concolorous with the thallus, 0.8–1.4 mm diam. Ostioles inconspicuous, translucent, projecting from the verrucae, c. 0.2 mm diam., 1 or 2 per verruca. Ascospores 4 per ascus, uniseriate, ellipsoidal, rough, 90–95 × 35–50 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; containing lichexanthone.
  This corticolous species is known only from the type locality in south-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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