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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 subloxodella (Elix & Kantvilas) O.Blanco, A.Crespo, Elix, D.Hawksw. & Lumbsch
  Taxon 53: 971 (2004); Neofuscelia subloxodella Elix & Kantvilas, in G.Kantvilas & J.A.Elix, Muelleria 7: 511 (1992). T: Cape Deslacs, Tas., 1 June 1980, G.Kantvilas 230/80; holo: HO; iso: BM.  
  Thallus foliose, adnate, to 2–3 cm wide. Lobes imbricate, flat, irregular, short, rounded, 1–2 mm wide. Upper surface olive-brown to dark brown, smooth and strongly shiny on lobe ends, becoming dull and cracked on older parts of thallus; isidia dense, globose then cylindrical, simple at first, expanding laterally and becoming sparingly branched; isidia apices epicorticate, becoming inflated and rarely erumpent, not at all sorediose. Lower surface dull, pale tan to brown; rhizines moderately dense, simple, to 0.3 mm long, concolorous. Apothecia and pycnidia not seen. CHEMISTRY: cortex K-, HNO3+ dark blue-green; medulla K-, C-, KC+ pink then orange, P-, UV-; containing glomelliferic, glomellic and loxodellic acids.
  An endemic species known from W.A., S.A., N.S.W. and Tas. Grows on soil.  
  Elix (1994m)  

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