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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
Flavoparmelia kantvilasii Elix
  Mycotaxon 47: 105 (1993); T: Thunderbolt Lookout, Barrington Tops National Park, N.S.W., 25°54'S, 153°01'E, 4 July 1988, G.Kantvilas 426/88; holo: HO, iso: CANB, NSW.  
  Thallus adnate, to 2–4 cm wide. Lobes imbricate, 2–5 mm wide; laciniae narrower, overlying the marginal lobes; margins crenulate; apices irregularly rotund or subrotund. Upper surface green to yellow-green, flat, matt, smooth at marginal lobes, becoming slightly rugulose towards thallus centre, lacking dactyls and isidia, pustulate-sorediose; soralia sometimes developing from cracks or pustules which burst to form granular soredia. Medulla white. Lower surface with sparse, simple, ±fasciculate rhizines. Apothecia and pycnidia not seen. CHEMISTRY: cortex K-, UV-; medulla K-, C-, KC-, P+ red; containing usnic acid, protocetraric acid (major), ±atranorin, caperatic acid, virensic acid (±trace), with or without unidentified compound (trace).
  Scattered, endemic, occurs on bark Qld and in temperate forest of northern N.S.W.  
  Elix (1994g)  

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