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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 notata (Kurok.) Hale
  Phytologia 28: 488 (1974); Parmelia notata Kurok. in S.Kurokawa, J.A.Elix, P.L.Watson & M.V.Sargent, J. Jap. Bot. 46: 33 (1971). T: escarpment 5 miles [8 km] east of Nerriga, N.S.W., 1 Dec. 1965, S.Kurokawa 6401; holo: TNS; iso: MEL. *****Parmelia subconspersa var. eradicata Zahlbr., Ann. K.K. Naturhist. Hofmus. 11: 195 (1896). T: New England, N.S.W., Moore s.n.; lecto: W, n.v., fide M.E.Hale, Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 74: 166 (1990).  
  Thallus foliose, loosely adnate to adnate, to 6–14 cm wide. Lobes commonly imbricate, flat, irregular to sublinear-elongate, di- or trichotomously or irregularly branched, 0.7–2 mm wide; apices ascending or not. Upper surface yellow-green, shiny, with distinct effigurate maculae, lacking soredia and isidia; lobe margins commonly brown or black. Medulla white. Lower surface rugulose or not, black; rhizines sparse, simple, 0.5–1.2 mm long, black. Apothecia sessile, 4–10 mm wide; disc concave, dark brown, often with radiating fissures; thalline exciple with effigurate maculae. Ascospores 6–8 × 3–4 µm. Pycnidia common. Conidia bifusiform, 6–7 × 0.5 µm. CHEMISTRY: cortex K-, UV-; medulla K-, C-, KC-, P-; containing usnic acid, 4-O-methylhypoprotocetraric acid, notatic acid, ±hypoprotocetraric acid (trace), ±isonotatic acid (trace), ±subnotatic acid (trace) and ±4-O-demethylnotatic acid (trace).
  Common on rock throughout southern and eastern Australia (W.A., S.A., Qld, N.S.W., A.C.T., Vic. and Tas.); rare on both islands of New Zealand.  
  Elix (1994z)  

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