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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
Parmeliella coerulescens Müll. Arg.
  Hedwigia 32: 122 (1892)
T: precise locality unknown, Qld, J.Shirley 37, 1891; holo: G.
  Thallus squamulose or minutely foliose. Squamules 1–3 mm wide, loosely attached; margins incised becoming minutely lobate-subimbricate, ascending. Lobes ±lacerate. Upper surface smooth, matt, without soredia, isidia or pruina. Lower surface with a slight pale or whitish tomentum, often bluish at margins but without rhizohyphae. Apothecia to 1 mm wide, relatively large for size of thallus; disc flat to convex, red–brown; thalline exciple absent; proper exciple narrow, persistent or sometimes excluded at maturity, pale flesh–coloured. Ascospores 10–12 × 7–8 µm.
  Endemic in Qld, N.S.W. and Vic. Occurs on mossy twigs and branches in lowland rainforest.  
  Jørgensen & Galloway (1992a)  

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