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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 remnantia (Elix) O.Blanco, A.Crespo, Elix, D.Hawksw. & Lumbsch
  Taxon 53: 970 (2004); Neofuscelia remnantia Elix, Mycotaxon 59: 407 (1996). 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 41058b, H. T. Lumbsch & H. Streimann, 12 Sept. 1994; holo: CANB.  
  Thallus minutely foliose to subcrustose, saxicolous, adnate to moderately adnate, 0.5-0.7 cm wide.  Lobes separate, sublinear, dichotomously to irregularly branched, 0.1-0.3 (-0.5) mm wide.  Upper surface  reddish brown to black-brown, convex, slightly shiny at the lobe apices, becoming rugose and cracked with age, sparsely isidiate towards the centre; isidia globose, simple, with syncorticate, intact apices.  Medulla white.  Lower surface black to brown-black; rhizines sparse, black, simple, robust.  Pycnidia and apothecia not seen. CHEMISTRY: Cortex K-, HNO3+ dark blue-green, medulla K-, C-, P-; containing 4-O-methylphysodic acid (major), a-collatolic acid (trace), physodic acid (trace).
  Known only from the type locality on south-western W.A.  
  Elix (1996a)  

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