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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
Degelia neozelandica (C.W.Dodge) P.M.Jørg. & D.J.Galloway
  Fl. Australia 54: 314 (1992)
Steinera neozelandica C.W.Dodge, Nova Hedwigia 19: 46 (1971); Parmeliella neozelandica (C.W.Dodge) D.J.Galloway & P.James, Lichenologist 16: 90 (1984). T: Woolshed Hill, Canterbury, South Is., N.Z., Feb. 1958, L.Visch 78; lecto: CANU; isolecto: BM, fide D.J.Galloway & P.W.James, loc. cit.
  Thallus foliose-lobate, closely attached in neat, ±regular rosettes, 0.5–4 cm wide, without marginal prothallus. Lobes cuneate-flabellate, 0.5–2 mm wide, contiguous or imbricate; margins rounded to ±incised, slightly thickened, appearing ±placodioid. Upper surface matt, often fissured from centre to margins, smooth or plicate-ridged, without isidia, pruina or soredia, pale grey-fawn to ±olivaceous. Lower surface cobwebby, closely intermingled with substratum, without rhizohyphae, whitish. Apothecia sessile, closely appressed; disc flat or subconvex, 0.3–0.7 mm wide, matt, dark red-brown; proper exciple persistent, rarely excluded, somewhat flexuous, concolorous or slightly darker than disc; hymenium I+ blue. Ascospores ellipsoidal, 12–14 × 4–5 µm, thin-walled, smooth.
  Known in Australia only from a single alpine locality in Tas., overgrowing sandy soil and mosses on dolerite. Also in Macquarie Is. and South Is., New Zealand.  
  Jørgensen & Galloway (1992a)  

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