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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
Hypotrachyna banguioensis (Hale) Hale
  Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 33: 53 (1976); Parmelia banguioensis Hale, Bryologist 75: 97 (1972). T: Pines Hotel, Banguio, Mountain Province, Philippines, July 1964, M.E.Hale 26768; holo: US.  
  Thallus adnate, to 4–6 cm wide. Lobes crowded, flat to slightly concave, irregular, subirregularly branched, 3–6 mm wide, subascending at margins, apically subrotund; margins with laciniae; laciniae revolute, becoming sorediate at apices, 0.5–1.5 mm wide. Upper surface ashy white to grey, flat, shiny, emaculate, without pustules or isidia; soralia spreading over apices of laciniae, orbicular at first, large; soredia farinose. Medulla white. Lower surface pale brown at lobe apices; rhizines sparse, sparsely dichotomously branched. Apothecia and pycnidia not seen. CHEMISTRY: cortex K+ yellow, UV-; medulla K+ pale yellow-brown, C-, P+ orange; containing atranorin, chloroatranorin, fumarprotocetraric acid (major) and protocetraric acid (trace).
  Very rare, in north-eastern Qld rainforest; also known from the Philippines. Grows on bark.  
  Elix (1994h)  

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