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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 delisiella (Elix) O.Blanco, A.Crespo, Elix, D.Hawksw. & Lumbsch
  Taxon 53: 967 (2004); Neofuscelia delisiella Elix, Mycotaxon 71: 436 (1999). T: Victoria: Mt Raymond, 13 km E of Orbost, 37°43'S, 148°36'E, 290 m, on exposed granite outcrop in regrowth Eucalyptus forest, J. A. Elix 19456, 27.ix.1985; holo: CANB.  
  Thallus foliose, tightly adnate, to 7 cm wide.  Lobes imbricate, radiating, flat, sublinear-elongate, 0.2-0.5(-1.0) mm wide, without laciniae.  Upper surface smooth, slightly shiny and olive-brown at margins, becoming dull, rugulose, cracked and dark brown towards thallus centre, without isidia.  Lower surface black with a paler brown zone at lobe apices;  rhizines moderately dense, simple, black.  Pycnidia and apothecia not seen. CHEMISTRY: Cortex K-, HNO3+ pale to dark blue-green, medulla K-, C-, KC+ rose-red, P-, UV-;  containing glomelliferic acid (major), perlatolic acid (minor), stenosporic acid (minor), 2-O-methylglomelliferic acid (minor/trace).
  Known only from the type locality on southern Vic.  
  Elix (1999)  

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