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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 subrugulosa (Elix & J.Johnst.) Elix
  Mycotaxon 87: 402 (2003)
Paraparmelia subrugulosa Elix & J.Johnst., Mycotaxon 32: 411 (1988). T: Helensvale–Rossville Road, 29 km S of Cooktown, 15°45'S, 145°15'E, Qld, 5 July 1984, J.A.Elix 17407 & H.Streimann; holo: CANB.
  Thallus small-foliose, tightly adnate, to 3 cm wide. Lobes separate, barely imbricate, ±flat, irregular to sublinear-elongate, subdichotomously branched, (0.2–) 0.5–0.8 mm wide. Upper surface pale grey to grey, flat, shiny and black-margined towards lobe apices, becoming dull, emaculate, smooth, lacking soredia and isidia. Lower surface smooth, black, with a ±narrow, brown zone at lobe apices; rhizines sparse to moderately dense, simple, black. Apothecia and pycnidia not seen. CHEMISTRY: cortex K+ yellow; medulla K+ pale yellow-brown, C-, P+ red-orange; containing atranorin, chloroatranorin and protocetraric acid (major).
  An endemic species known from two hinterland localities in north Qld.  
  Elix (1994n)  

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