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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
Canoparmelia corrugativa (Kurok. & Filson) Elix & Hale
  Mycotaxon 27: 278 (1986); Parmelia corrugativa Kurok. & Filson, Bull. Natl Sci. Mus., ser. B, 1: 38 (1975); Pseudoparmelia corrugativa (Kurok. & Filson) Hale, Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 31: 25 (1976). T: near Balhannah, S.A., 3 June 1966, R.W.Rogers 553; holo: MEL.  
  Thallus adnate, to 3–5 cm wide. Lobes moderately imbricate, subirregular to sublinear, 2–4 mm wide; apices rotund. Upper surface grey, rugulose, dull, lacking soredia, pustules and isidia. Medulla white in upper part; lower medulla deep yellow. Lower surface black, with brown marginal zone; rhizines moderately dense, simple, black. Apothecia common, 2–4 mm wide; disc deeply concave, becoming flat, cinnamon-brown; thalline exciple crenulate. Ascospores 10–12 × 7–8 µm. Pycnidia common near lobe apices. Conidia bacilliform, 7–8 × 1 µm. CHEMISTRY: Chemistry: cortex K+ yellow; medulla K-, C+ red, KC+ red, P-; lower medulla K+ purple; containing atranorin, chloroatranorin and lecanoric acid (major); lower medulla containing euplectin.
  A rare endemic species in cooler areas of S.A.; also in N.S.W. and A.C.T. On bark, inhabiting twigs of shrubs.  
  Elix (1994c)  

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