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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
Parmotrema eciliatum (Nyl.) Hale
  Phytologia 28: 336 (1974);
Parmelia crinita var. eciliata Nyl., Flora 52: 291 (1869); Parmelia eciliata (Nyl.) Nyl., Mexic. Pl. 1: 3 (1872). T: Orizaba, Mexico, E.Bourgeau s.n.; holo: H-NYL.
Parmelia platycarpa Stirt., Scott. Naturalist (Perth) 4: 252 (1877–1878). T: near Brisbane, Qld, F.M.Bailey s.n.; lecto: GLAM; isolecto: BM, fide R.W.Rogers, Austrobaileya 1: 506 (1982). For further synonymy see H.Krog & T.D.V.Swinscow, Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 9: 180 (1981).
  Thallus loosely adnate, membranaceous, to 8–10 cm wide. Lobes crowded and imbricate in centre, irregular, 5–15 mm wide; margins crenulate; lobules at apices, subdigitate, revolute, occasionally terete, minute, 0.5–1 mm wide, erhizinate; cilia in lobe axils, sparse, 0.5–2 mm long, black. Upper surface pale grey, emaculate, rugose towards centre, lacking soredia and isidia. Medulla white. Lower surface smooth, black, with a broad, brown, erhizinate marginal zone; rhizines abundant, simple or commonly dichotomously branched. Apothecia common, pedicellate, 5–25 mm wide; disc imperforate; thalline exciple thin, lobulate-isidiate in part, rugose. Ascospores 23–37 × 12–20 µm. Pycnidia common, punctiform. Conidia bacilliform, 6–8 × 1 µm. CHEMISTRY:cortex K+ yellow; medulla K+ yellow, C-, P+ orange; containing atranorin, chloroatranorin, stictic acid (major), constictic acid, cryptostictic acid, hypostictic acid (trace) and unidentified compound (trace).
  Scattered on bark of trees in Qld and N.S.W.; also known from Central and South America, eastern and southern Africa, Japan and Taiwan.  
  Elix (1994t)  

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