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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 hafellneri Elix, in Elix & Kantvilas
  Mycotaxon 73: 444 (1999). T: New South Wales: Tweed Range, Border Ranges National Park, The Pinnacle, NE of Wiangaree, 28°23'S, 153°07'E, ca. 1000 m, on basaltic rocks on ridge, J. Hafellner 19136, P. Merrotsy & R. W. Rogers, 31 Aug. 1986; holo: GZU; iso: CANB.  
  Thallus foliose, loosely adnate, to 4 cm wide.  Lobes loosely imbricate, sublinear-elongate, subdi- or subtrichotomously branched, 1.0-2.0 mm wide; occasionally with narrower laciniae along the margins or in the centre of the thallus, laciniae 0.5-1.0 mm wide.  Upper surface dull yellow-green, more or less flat, emaculate, without soredia; with laminal isidia and lobules; isidia moderately dense, subglobose or rarely short-cylindrical, simple, apices epicorticate, intact, pale; lobules scattered, flattened, 0.1-0.3 mm wide.  Medulla white.  Lower surface shiny, smooth or rugulose, pale brown to chocolate brown, darker at apices; rhizines very sparse, simple, dark brown.  Apothecia and pycnidia not seen. CHEMISTRY: Cortex K+ pale yellow, medulla K-, C-, KC+ rose, P-;  containing atranorin (minor), usnic acid (minor), norlobaridone (major), loxodin (minor).
  Known only from the type locality in north-eastern N.S.W.  
  Elix & Kantvilas (1999a)  

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