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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 xylophyes A.W.Archer
  Mycotaxon 45: 424 (1992)
T: Mt Fox, 43 km SW of Ingham, Qld, 18°50’S, 145°42’E, 19 June 1986, J.A.Elix 20366; holo: CANB.
  Thallus dull yellow, thin, sometimes discontinuous, areolate and cracked, subtuberculate. Soredia and isidia absent. Apothecia numerous, verruciform, scattered, rarely confluent, flattened-hemispherical, concolorous with the thallus, not constricted at the base, 0.75–1.50 mm diam. Ostioles conspicuous, pale to dark brown, 0.05–0.20 mm diam., 1 per verruca. Ascospores 8 per ascus, uniseriate, ellipsoidal to subfusiform, smooth, 60–82 × 30–42 µm. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K–, KC+ weak yellow, C–, Pd–; containing thiophaninic acid (major),
2-O-methylperlatolic acid (major), lichexanthone (trace) and 2-chloro-6-O-methylnorliche-xanthone (trace).
  An uncommon, endemic, corticolous species in eastern Qld and N.S.W.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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