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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 subplanaica A.W.Archer & Elix
  Mycotaxon 45: 422 (1992)
T: Patterson R., N.S.W., Aug. 1906, J.L.Boorman s.n.; holo: NSW.
  Thallus pale olive-green, somewhat cracked, smooth and dull. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia conspicuous, verruciform, scattered or sometimes confluent, concolorous with the thallus, flattened-hemispherical, constricted at the base, 0.8–1.5 mm diam. Ostioles inconspicuous, pale brown, 1 per verruca. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly uniseriate, smooth, at first ellipsoidal, becoming fusiform, (60–) 80–100 (–120) × 30–40 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; containing 2,2’-di-O-methylstenosporic acid (major), 4,5-dichlorolichexanthone (minor), 2’-O-methylperlatolic acid (minor), 2’-O-methyl-stenosporic acid (minor or trace), planaic acid (trace), 2,2’-di-O-methyldivaricatic acid (trace) and ±methyl 2,2’-di-O-methylstenosporate (trace).
  An uncommon, corticolous species of rainforest in south-eastern Qld and eastern N.S.W.; also in New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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