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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 subcinereum (Nyl.) R.C.Harris

in S.C.Tucker & R.C.Harris, Bryologist 83: 12 (1980)

Verrucaria subcinerea Nyl., Expos. Syn. Pyrenocarp. 37 (1858).

T: Texas, U.S.A., C.Wright; holo: H-NYL n.v.

[Polymeridium contendens auct. non (Nyl.) R.C.Harris: A.Aptroot, Austral. Lichenol. Newsl. 40: 5 (1997)]

  Ostiole apical. Hamathecium inspersed with oil droplets or not. Ascospores IKI–, 3-septate, 17–20 × 3–5 μm.
CHEMISTRY: Thallus UV+ yellow or UV–; containing lichexanthone, or no substances detected.
  Occurs on bark in northern N.T., eastern Qld and Vic.; mainly pantropical in open, lowland forest and woodland.  
  Aptroot (2009d)  

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