Keys to genera are preceded and described, covering foliose, squamulose, fruticose, filamentous and crustose life forms. Species keys and descriptions follow, giving thalline, apothecial and chemical characters when known. A biogeographical designation is assigned to most species, and short notes on distribution and ecology are included. A list of institutions where lichen collections are held is provided.
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Descripción P.D. Hasselberg, Government Printer, Wellington, 1985. Estado de conservación: Very good. lxxiii, 662, 8 col plates. . HB. Vg in d/w. Page edges lightly spotted; owner's name to endpaper. . . Nº de ref. de la librería 25569