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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
Aptrootia robusta (P.M.McCarthy & Kantvilas) Aptroot

Fl. Australia 57: 661 (2009)

Laurera robusta P.M.McCarthy & Kantvilas, Lichenologist 25: 51 (1993).

T: Crater Peak, Tas., 16 Feb. 1984, G.Kantvilas & P.W.James; holo: HO n.v.

  Thallus not corticate, grey, smooth and cartilaginous. Ascomata globose, 0.9–1.5 mm diam., immersed in the substratum. Ascomatal wall to 120 μm thick. Hamathecium not inspersed with oil droplets. Ascospores 1 per ascus, 150–360 (–400) × 65–140 μm, becoming dark brown; surface smooth.
  Grows on the soil in alpine heathland in Tas. and on mosses over sandstone in south-eastern N.S.W.; endemic.  
  Aptroot (2009d)  

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