Department of the Environment and Water Resources home page

About us | Contact us | Publications | What's new

Header imagesHeader imagesHeader images

Australian Biological Resources Study

Checklist of the Lichens of Australia and its Island Territories
Introduction | A–D | E–O | P–R | S–Z | Oceanic Islands | References
Xanthoparmelia bungendorensis (Elix) Elix & J.Johnst.
  in J.A.Elix, J.Johnston & P.M.Armstrong, Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 15: 205 (1986); Parmelia bungendorensis Elix, Austral. J. Bot. 29: 351 (1981). T: east of Bungendore, N.S.W., 23 Mar. 1977, J.A.Elix 3025; holo: MEL.  
  Thallus foliose, loosely to moderately adnate, to 7–10 cm wide. Lobes sometimes imbricate, flat, subirregular to sublinear-elongate, irregularly branched, 1–4 mm wide; apices subascending or not. Upper surface yellow-green, shiny, emaculate, smooth, lacking soredia and isidia; lobes often with black margins. Medulla white. Lower surface pale brown to dark brown; rhizines sparse to moderately dense, simple, robust, yellow-brown to blackish brown. Apothecia subpedicellate, 1.5–5 mm wide; disc concave, dark brown; thalline exciple entire, involute, becoming undulating. Ascospores 8.5–9.6 × 4.5–5.5 µm. Pycnidia common. Conidia bifusiform, 5–6 × 0.5 µm. CHEMISTRY: cortex K-, UV-; medulla K-, C-, KC-, P-; containing usnic acid, scabrosin 4,4'-diacetate, scabrosin 4-acetate 4'-butyrate, scabrosin 4,4'-dibutyrate and scabrosin 4-acetate 4'-hexanoate.
  On rock in dry subalpine areas of N.S.W., Vic. and Tas.; also oin southern W.A., south-eastern S.A. and central Australia. Occurs in the South Is. of New Zealand (Otago).  
  Elix (1994z)  

Checklist Index
Introduction | A–D | E–O | P–R | S–Z | Oceanic Islands | References

This work is copyright. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without prior written permission from Australian Biological Resources Study. Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction and rights should be addressed in the first instance to Dr P. McCarthy. These pages may not be displayed on, or downloaded to, any other server without the express permission of ABRS.

Top | About us | Advanced search | Contact us | Information services | Publications | Site index | What's new