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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 subverrucella (Essl.) O.Blanco, A.Crespo, Elix, D.Hawksw. & Lumbsch
  Taxon 53: 971 (2004); Parmelia subverrucella Essl. in C.F.Culberson, W.L.Culberson & T.L.Esslinger, Bryologist 80: 133 (1977); Neofuscelia subverrucella (Essl.) Essl., Mycotaxon 7: 53 (1978). T: along the Balcanoona to Copley road, S.A., 1970, G.C.Bratt & J.A.Cashin 70/1084; holo: DUKE.  
  Thallus foliose, adnate to tightly adnate, to 1.5–3 cm wide. Lobes contiguous to subimbricate, flat, irregular to sublinear, 0.5–1.5 mm wide. Upper surface olive-brown to dark brown, dull, smooth to slightly rugose at lobe ends, becoming rugose and cracked towards centre; isidia subglobose to cylindrical, simple or branched, with apices syncorticate and intact. Lower surface pale tan; rhizines moderately dense, simple, to 0.3 mm long, concolorous or becoming darker. Apothecia uncommon, sessile to shortly pedicellate, to 1 mm wide; disc concave, dark brown; thalline exciple entire or sparsely isidiate. Ascospores 7–9 × 4.5–5.5 µm. Pycnidia rare. Conidia bifusiform, 5.5–7 × 1 µm. CHEMISTRY: cortex K-, HNO3+ dark blue-green; medulla K-, C-, KC-, P-, UV-; containing divaricatic acid.
  A rare endemic species from inland W.A. and S.A. Grows on rock.  
  Elix (1994m)  

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Introduction | A–D | E–O | P–R | S–Z | Oceanic Islands | References

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