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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 sublineola (Elix & J.Johnst.) Elix
  Mycotaxon 87: 402 (2003)
Paraparmelia sublineola Elix & J.Johnst., Mycotaxon 32: 411 (1988). T: Ingham–Kangaroo Hills Road, SW of Ingham, Qld, 19 June 1986, J.A.Elix 20404 & H.Streimann; holo: CANB.
  Thallus small-foliose, tightly adnate, to 5 cm wide. Lobes scarcely imbricate, separate at apices, ±contiguous within, sublinear-elongate, subdichotomously branched, 0.5–1.2 mm wide. Upper surface pale grey to grey or darkening, flat, shiny and black-margined towards apices, becoming dull, emaculate, smooth, without soredia; isidia moderately dense, globose to short-cylindrical, simple, less than 0.2 mm tall; isidia apices blackening, syncorticate, intact. Lower surface pale brown to brown, blackening at lobe margins and apices; rhizines sparse to moderately dense, simple, concolorous. Apothecia and pycnidia not seen. CHEMISTRY: cortex K+ yellow; medulla K+ pale yellow-brown, C-, P+ red-orange; containing atranorin and protocetraric acid (major).
  A rare endemic species known from W.A. and hinterland localities in north Qld.  
  Elix (1994n)  

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