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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 millerae Elix
  in Elix & Kantvilas, Mycotaxon 73: 448 (1999). T: New South Wales: 4 km NNE of Nymagee on Hermitage Road, rocky outcrops at south end of range, 33°03'S, 146°21'E, 380 m, on stones on ground in Callitris and Eucalyptus woodland, C. H. Miller 322, 25.ix.1985; holo: CANB.  
  Thallus foliose, adnate to tightly adnate, to 5 cm wide.  Lobes barely imbricate, sublinear to subirregular, irregularly branched, 1-3 mm wide, laciniae lacking; marginal lobes with rotund apices.  Upper surface pale yellow-green, darkening with age, shiny or dull, flat, emaculate, lacking soredia and isidia; older central lobes becoming rugose and ±cracked.  Medulla white.  Lower surface flat, pale tan to brown, darkening near the apices of the lobes; rhizines sparse, short, slender, simple, concolorous.  Apothecia not seen.  Pycnidia common, black, immersed.  Conidia bifusiform, 6-7 x 0.7-1.0 µm. CHEMISTRY: Cortex K-;  medulla K-, C-, KC-, P-;  containing usnic acid.
  Known only from the type locality.  
  Elix & Kantvilas (1999a)  

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