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Pertusaria Group 12

Apothecia present, verruciform; ascospores 2 per ascus, rough; on rock

photo = view photo synonyms = view synonyms

1

4,5-Dichlorolichexanthone present 

2

1a 4,5-Dichlorolichexanthone absent  4

2

Divaricatic acid present; spores 120-192 µm long; Aus

P. flindersiana Kantvilas & Elix

2a Norstictic or stictic acids present  3

3

Norstictic acid present; spores spores 140-200 µm long; Aus, NZ 

P. knightiana  Müll. Arg. synonyms

3b Stictic acid present; spores spores 150-180 µm long; Indonesia  P. tjibodana Zahlbr.

4

Norstictic acid present 

5

4a Norstictic acid absent; perlatolic and stenosporic acids present; spores 175-210 µm long; NZ cf. corticolous P. sorodes Stirt. P. allanii Zahlbr. synonyms

5

Norstictic acid only present

6

5a

Norstictic ± perlatolic & stenosporic  acids present; spores 153-223 µm long; NAm & China

P. plittiana Erichs. photo synonyms

6

Spores 190-245(-280) µm long; NZ 

P. subverrucosa Nyl. synonyms

6a Spores 150-250 µm long; epithecium K+ violet; Eur. P. appenina Bagl. ex Massal.