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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
Parmotrema haitiense (Hale) Hale
  Phytologia 28: 336 (1974)
Parmelia haitiensis Hale, Bryologist 62: 20 (1959); Rimeliella haitiensis (Hale) Elix, Mycotaxon 47: 127 (1993); Canomaculina haitiensis (Hale) Elix, Mycotaxon 65: 477 (1997). T: [The] Blue Mountains, Jamaica, [West Indies], Orcutt 2987; holo: US. *****Parmelia proboscidea var. aspera Müll.Arg., Flora 69: 257 (1886); Parmelia perlata var. ciliata f. aspera (Müll.Arg.) Müll.Arg., Ann. K.K. Naturhist. Hofmus. 7: 303 (1892). T: Caracas, Venezuela, Ernst 71; lecto: G, n.v., fide M.E.Hale, Contr. U.S. Natl Herb. 36: 317 (1965)
  Thallus loosely adnate to adnate, membranaceous, to 5–10 cm wide. Lobes rotund, 10–15 mm wide; margins crenate; cilia sparse, simple or rarely branched, 0.5–2 mm long. Upper surface grey to grey-green, flat, shiny, distinctly white-maculate, lacking soredia; isidia moderately dense to dense, simple, cylindrical to branched, rarely with ciliate apices. Lower surface uniformly pale brown, rarely darkening at centre; lobe margins erhizinate, narrow, brown; short rhizines dense, simple, 0.1–0.3 mm long; long rhizines coarse, grouped, 1–1.5 mm long. Apothecia rare, subpedicellate, 5–8 mm wide; disc imperforate, brown to dark brown; thalline exciple isidiate. Ascospores 8–11 × 5–8 µm. Pycnidia not seen. CHEMISTRY: cortex K+ yellow; medulla K-, C-, KC+ rose, P-; containing atranorin, chloroatranorin, norlobaridone (major) and loxodin.
  Scattered on bark of trees in temperate forests of eastern Australia (N.S.W. and A.C.T.); also known from North, Central and South America.  
  Elix (1994y)  

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