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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
Pyrgillus javanicus (Mont. & Bosch) Nyl.

Mém. Soc. Sci. Nat. Cherbourg 5: 334 (1857)

Calicium javanicum Mont. & Bosch, in F.A.W.Miquel, Pl. Junghuhn. 4: 480 (1855); Trachylia javanica (Mont. & Bosch) Nyl., Monogr. Calic. 33 (1857); Acolium javanicum (Mont. & Bosch) Stizenb., Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1860–1861: 148 (1862).

T: Java, [Indonesia], F.W.Junghuhn; holo: L.

Pyrgillus australiensis F.Wilson ex F.M.Bailey, Bot. Bull. Dept Agric., Queensland 7: 31 (1891). T: Landsborough, Qld, F.R.M.Wilson L1906; lecto: NSW n.v., fide L.Tibell, Symb. Bot. Upsal. 27(1): 208 (1987).

  Thallus yellowish grey. Ascomata 0.4–0.6 mm diam., 0.4–0.9 mm tall. Ascomatal wall to 200 μm thick; ostiole whitish, 250–400 μm diam. Ascospores bicolorous, fusiform, with subacute ends, (10–) 13–16 × 5–6 μm, with 3 very dark distosepta 1–2 μm thick.
CHEMISTRY: Thallus UV + yellow or UV–; lichexanthone detected with TLC in most specimens.
  This pantropical to warm-temperate species occurs in forest in eastern Qld and N.S.W.  
  Aptroot (2009c)  

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