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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
Anthracothecium australiense (Müll.Arg.) Aptroot

in A.Aptroot, P.Diederich, E.Sérusiaux & H.J.M.Sipman, Biblioth. Lichenol. 64: 17 (1997)

Pleurothelium australiense Müll.Arg., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital. 23: 401 (1891); Pleurotheliopsis australiensis (Müll.Arg.) Zahlbr., Cat. Lich. Univ. 1: 513 (1922).

T: Qld, locality unknown, F.M.Bailey 562; holo: G.

Parmentaria subastroidea var. subsimplex Müll.Arg., Rep. Australas. Assoc. Advancem. Sci. 1895: 463 (1895). T: Qld, locality unknown, 1875, J.Shirley; iso: BRI.

Pleurotheliopsis nana Zahlbr., Ann. Mycol. 33: 40 (1935); Parmentaria nana (Zahlbr.) R.C.Harris, in R.S.Egan, Bryologist 90: 164 (1987); Anthracothecium nanum (Zahlbr.) R.C.Harris, Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 49: 79 (1989). T: Sanford, Florida, U.S.A., Rapp 72; lecto: W n.v., fide R.C.Harris, loc. cit.

  Thallus brownish to dark green, often with pseudocyphellae. Ascomata solitary, flask-shaped, immersed or erumpent from the substratum, laterally covered by the thallus,
1.0–1.5 mm long, 0.5–0.9 mm tall. Ascomal wall lacking a distinct clypeus, to 200 μm thick; ostiole lateral. Ascospores 1–2 per ascus, elongate-fusiform, with rounded ends, (130–)
160–175 × 35–40 μm.
  Widespread in moist regions of eastern Qld and N.S.W.; also on Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island. Mainly pantropical, on trees in lowland to upland rainforest and in more open areas.  
  Aptroot (2009c)  

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