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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 pilosum (Stizenb.) Krog & Swinscow
  Lichenologist 15: 130 (1983)
Parmelia pilosa Stizenb., Ber. Tätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1888–1889: 165 (1890); Parmelina pilosa (Stizenb.) Hale, Phytologia 28: 483 (1974); Parmotrema pilosum (Stizenb.) Krog & Swinscow, Lichenologist 15: 130 (1983); Canomaculina pilosa (Stizenb.) Elix & Hale, Mycotaxon 29: 240 (1987). T: Rhenoster River, Taaibosch Kranz Mountains, Orange Free State, South Africa, Rehmann; lecto: ZT; isolecto: H, n.v., fide M.E.Hale, Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 33: 40 (1976).
  Thallus loosely adnate to adnate, leathery, to 5–12 cm wide. Lobes subirregular, irregularly branched, 1–4 mm wide, apically subrotund; cilia moderately dense to dense, becoming furcate, coarse, 0.5–1 mm long, black. Upper surface pale grey, flat, shiny, densely white-maculate, smooth to minutely pitted, without isidia; soralia orbicular, c. 0.5 mm wide, separate or coalescing into extensive laminal sorediate areas. Lower surface black; rhizines dense, with coarse and fine rhizines intermixed, simple to sparsely furcate. Apothecia and pycnidia not seen. CHEMISTRY: cortex K+ yellow; medulla K-, C-, KC-, P-; containing atranorin and chloroatranorin.
  Rare in northern inland N.S.W.; also occurs in South America and southern Africa. Grows on bark.  
  Elix (1994b)  

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