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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 subrigida Müll.Arg.
  Bull. Herb. Boissier 3: 636 (1895)
T: Brisbane,Qld, 1891, F.M.Bailey 1570; holo: G.
  Thallus pale olive-green to pale greyish green, areolate and cracked, smooth to subtuberculate, dull. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia conspicuous, verruciform, scattered, flattened-hemispherical, becoming constricted at the base, concolorous with the thallus, 1–2 mm diam. Ostioles inconspicuous, black, often sunken, 1–3 per verruca. Ascospores (5–) 6–8 per ascus, irregularly uniseriate or biseriate, ellipsoidal to fusiform, smooth, 70–110 × 30–37 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC–, C–, Pd–; no lichen compounds detected.
  An uncommon, corticolous species in south-eastern Qld and eastern N.S.W.; also in Lord Howe Is. and Brazil.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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