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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 subtiliacea (Nyl.) Elix & Hale
  Mycotaxon 27: 279 (1986); Parmelia subtiliacea Nyl., Flora 68: 614 (1885); Pseudoparmelia subtiliacea (Nyl.) Hale, Phytologia 29: 191 (1974). T: New Zealand, C.Knight; lecto: H-NYL; isolecto: UPS, fide M.E.Hale, Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 31: 52 (1976). Parmelia tiliacea var. feracissima Müll.Arg., Flora 69: 256 (1886); Parmelia scortea var. feracissima (Müll.Arg.) Harm., Lich. France 4: 559 (1910). T: Guntawang, N.S.W., Hamilton 5; lecto: G, fide M.E.Hale, loc. cit. (1976).  
  Thallus adnate, rosette-forming or spreading, to 3–5 cm wide. Lobes imbricate, subirregular, 2–5 mm wide; margins shallowly crenate, shiny, black; apices subrotund. Upper surface pale grey, smooth, dull, rugose and shallowly foveolate in centre, lacking soredia, pustules and isidia. Medulla white. Lower surface shiny, with longitudinal wrinkles and ridges, black, with brown marginal zone; rhizines sparse, simple, black. Apothecia common, subpedicellate, 1–5 mm wide; disc concave, red-brown; thalline exciple smooth or rugose. Ascospores 12–14 × 6–7 µm. Pycnidia common, scattered. Conidia bacilliform, 7–8 × 1 µm. CHEMISTRY: cortex K+ yellow; medulla K-, C-, KC-, P-; containing atranorin, chloroatranorin, ±caperatic acid and with or without unidentified fatty acids.
  A rare lichen of open Eucalyptus woodlands of southern Australia (S.A. and N.S.W.); also occurs in New Zealand. Grows on bark.  
  Elix (1994c)  

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