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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
Parmelina endoleuca (Taylor) Hale
  Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 33: 27 (1976); Parmelia endoleuca Taylor, London J. Bot. 6: 167 (1847). T: Swan River, W.A., J.Drummond s.n.; lecto: FH-TAYL, n.v., fide M.E.Hale, loc. cit.  
  Thallus adnate to tightly adnate, to 2–4 cm wide. Lobes imbricate, sublinear to subirregular, irregularly branched, generally narrow but occasionally more robust, 0.5–2 mm wide; margins sinuous; cilia sparse, 0.1–0.3 mm long, black. Upper surface pale grey to grey-green, flat, shiny, emaculate, smooth or weakly foveolate at first, becoming rugulose, lacking soredia and isidia; lobe margins shiny, black. Medulla white. Lower surface very dark brown to black, brown at thallus margin; rhizines moderately dense, simple, brown, blackening at maturity. Apothecia numerous, sessile, 1–2.5 mm wide; disc deeply concave; thalline exciple smooth. Ascospores ellipsoidal, 10–12 × 6–8 µm. Pycnidia common. Conidia bacilliform to weakly fusiform, 6–8 × 1 µm. CHEMISTRY: cortex K+ yellow; medulla K-, C-, KC-, P-; containing atranorin, chloroatranorin and with or without unidentified fatty acids.
  Rare on bark in southern Australia (W.A., S.A., N.S.W., A.C.T. and Vic.).  
  Elix (1994p)  

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