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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
Parmelina whinrayi (Elix) Kantvilas & Elix
  in Elix & Kantvilas, Australas. Lichenol. 49: 14 (2001); Canoparmelia whinrayi Elix, Mycotaxon 47: 105 (1993). T: west of the road from Marrawah to the Arthur River, SSE of West Point, Tas., 1 Feb. 1969, J.S.Whinray; holo: MEL.  
  Thallus adnate, to c. 7 cm wide. Lobes imbricate, subirregular, 3–5 mm wide; apices subrotund. Upper surface olive-grey to grey, smooth to rugose, pitted, shiny or rather waxy, without isidia; soralia laminal or marginal, originating from coarse pustular ridges, spreading over thallus, white, becoming grey-brown. Medulla white. Lower surface ivory to pale tan, with pale brown marginal zone; rhizines moderately dense, simple, concolorous. Apothecia and pycnidia not seen. CHEMISTRY: cortex K+ yellow; medulla K-, C+ red, KC+ red, P-; containing atranorin, chloroatranorin and lecanoric acid (major).
  Apparently rare, endemic, confined to Tas., occurs on twigs.  
  Elix (1994c, as Canoparmelia)  

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