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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
Parmelinopsis jamesii (Hale) Elix & Hale
  Mycotaxon 29: 242 (1987)
Parmelia jamesii Hale, Phytologia 23: 179 (1972); Parmelina jamesii (Hale) Hale, Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 33: 35 (1976). T: by coast, Wellington, New Zealand, Jan. 1963, P.W.James 2118; holo: BM.
  Thallus loosely adnate, to 2–10 cm wide. Lobes loosely imbricate, sublinear, subdichotomously or irregularly branched, 1–3 mm wide; cilia sparse, mostly in lobe axils, simple, 0.3–1 mm long. Upper surface whitish grey, flat, shiny or becoming dull and white-pruinose at lobe apices, faintly white-reticulate on some lobes, smooth or becoming rugulose, without soredia and pustules; lobe margins shiny, black; isidia moderately dense, cylindrical, simple, slender, to 0.3 mm tall, brown-tipped, eciliate. Medulla white. Lower surface shiny, rugose, black, olive-brown at lobe margins; rhizines dense, simple or sparsely squarrosely branched, black. Apothecia and pycnidia not seen. CHEMISTRY: cortex K+ yellow; medulla K-, C-, KC-, P+ red; containing atranorin, chloroatranorin, malonprotocetraric acid (major) and protocetraric acid (trace).
  Rare on bark in cool-temperate rainforest in N.S.W.; also occurs in New Zealand.  
  Elix (1994r)  

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