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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
Astrothelium cinnamomeum (Eschw.) Müll.Arg.

Flora 68: 270 (1884)

Pyrenastrum cinnamomeum Eschw., in C.F.P. von Martius, Icon. Sel. Pl. Crypt. 2: 18, t. 9, fig. 1 (1828).

T: Caetité, Brazil, C.F.P. von Martius; holo: M n.v.

  Thallus green to yellowish, somewhat bullate. Pseudostromata conically raised, cream-coloured, with a yellow to orange, K+ purple, UV+ red pigment. Hamathecium not inspersed. Ascospores 3-septate, 23–28 × 8–10 μm.
CHEMISTRY: Thallus UV–, K–; pseudostromata with yellow to orange, K+ purple, UV+ red anthraquinone.
  Very rare on bark in north-eastern Qld; pantropical, mostly in open, lowland areas.  
  Aptroot (2009d)  

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