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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
Parmeliella thysanota (Stirt.) Zahlbr.
  Cat. Lich. Univ. 3: 225 (1925)
Pannaria thysanota Stirt., Proc. Roy. Philos. Soc. Glasgow 10: 293 (1877). T: Chatham Is., W.L.T.Travers, without date or collection number; lecto: BM, fide D.J.Galloway, op. cit. 349 (1985). *****Pannaria rubiginascens Nyl. in Crombie, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 17: 397 (1880); Parmeliella rubiginascens (Nyl.) Müll. Arg., Flora 70: 398 (1887). T: Derwent R., Tas., R.Brown, without date or collection number; holo: H; iso: BM.
  Thallus minutely foliose-squamulose, to 6 cm wide, brownish grey. Squamules cochleate, 1–2 mm wide; margins crenate-incised becoming ±copiously lobulate-flattened, imbricate, often ascending. Lobes lobulate. Upper surface smooth, without pruina, isidia or soredia, greyish white to grey-brown at margins. Lower surface white-tomentose at margins, buff or brown centrally, with occasional tufts of black, squarrose rhizohyphae. Apothecia frequent, 0.2 mm wide; disc flat or convex, waxy, red-brown; proper exciple pale, prominent in young apothecium becoming occluded with age. Ascospores 14–16 × 6–8 µm.
  A species overgrowing mosses, litter and rotten wood in heath or grassland or on old bark at the base of trees. Occurs in N.S.W., Vic. and Tas., between 600–900 m; also in New Zealand in similar habitats.  
  Jørgensen & Galloway (1992a)  

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