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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
Polymeridium catapastum (Nyl.) R.C.Harris

Acta Amazon. (Suppl.) 14: 70 (‘1984’) [1986]

Verrucaria catapasta Nyl., Acta Soc. Sci. Fenn. 7: 488 (1863).

T: Bogotá, Nova Granata, [Colombia], A.Lindig 2869; iso: BM n.v.

  Ostiole apical or partly lateral. Hamathecium inspersed with oil droplets or not. Ascospores IKI–, 3-septate, 24–32 × 6–10 μm.
CHEMISTRY: No substances detected.
  Rather common on bark in northern N.T., eastern Qld, N.S.W. and Vic. Pantropical, subtropical and southern-temperate, mostly in open, lowland forest and woodland.  
  Aptroot (2009d)  

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