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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
Xanthoparmelia convexa (Elix) O.Blanco, A.Crespo, Elix, D.Hawksw. & Lumbsch
  Taxon 53: 967 (2004); Neofuscelia convexa Elix, Mycotaxon 65: 485 (1997). T: Western Australia. Yilliminning Rock, 18 km NE of Narrogin, 32°57'S, 117°22'E, 320 m, on large exposed granite outcrop, J. A. Elix 41058a, H. T. Lumbsch & H. Streimann, 12.ix.1994; holo: CANB.  
  Thallus minutely foliose to subcrustose, saxicolous, loosely adnate to adnate, 1-2 cm wide.  Lobes not imbricate, separate or contiguous, sublinear, subdichotomously to irregularly branched, 0.1-0.3 mm wide.  Upper surface  dark brown to black-brown, convex, slightly shiny at the lobe apices, lacking isidia and soredia;  becoming areolate in thallus centre.  Medulla white.  Lower surface tan to pale brown; rhizines sparse, robust, concolorous or becoming darker.  Pycnidia and apothecia not seen. CHEMISTRY: Cortex K-, HNO3+ pale to dark blue-green, medulla K+ yellow then orange, C-, P+ orange-red; containing norstictic acid (major), connorstictic acid (minor).
  Known only from the type locality in south-western W.A.  
  Elix (1997b)  

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