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Xanthoparmelia pantherina (Kurok.) Elix & J. Johnst.

Data Set Maintenance: Data set compiled (Flora of Australia Vol. 55 Lichens-Lecanorales, Parmeliaceae). Data set author(s): Nöske, N. M. @EXCL@ Bungartz F. (06-05-22). Data set not revised; to be published after submission.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted. Taxonomic rank: species. Currently accepted name Xanthoparmelia pantherina (Kurok.) Elix & J. Johnst. Xanthoparmelia. Synonyms: Parmelia pantherina Kurok.; Parmeliaceae Zenker (1827); Lecanorineae; Lecanorales.

Type Information: Basionym: Parmelia pantherina Kurok. Type: Parmelia pantherina Kurok.; type specimen label data: G. C. Bratt 68/98; holo: TNS.

Taxonomic Literature: Mycotaxon 29: 371 (1987).

Biogeography: Southern hemispheric. Continent: Australasia. Checklist records: Australia (rare, endemic, in hinterland areas of S.A. and southern Vic.).

Ecology: Lichenized; saxicolous.

Thallus: Foliose, isotomic-dichotomous (di- or trichotomously branched), lobed; lobes elongate or linear (sublinear), imbricate (often imbricate); plane; separate thallus parts.3-1.5-(2) mm wide. Thallus Size and Differentiation: 2-5 cm in diameter. Upper Surface: Lime green (lobe margins often black, particularly towards apices), glossy (shiny), smooth; maculate (with distinct or effigurate maculae); not isidate; not sorediate. Lower Surface: Present, black; attached by holdfasts (adnate); not wrinkled or wrinkled; rhizinate (robust, to 0.3 mm long); rhizines sparse or moderately abundant, black, not branched.

Medulla: White.

Reproduction Strategy: With sexual (and possible asexual) stages (subpedicellate). Ascocarps: Apothecioid, 1-6 mm in diam.. Margin: Crenulate (becoming crenate), smooth, distinct (entire and involute). Disk: Excavate, dark brown.

Ascospores: 6-8 µm long, 4-5 µm wide.

Conidiomata: Present (common).

Conidia: Bifusiform; 5-6 µm long; .5 µm wide.

Secondary Metabolites: Present; consalazinic acid, norstictic acid (norsticitc acid (major); other secondary metabolite: connorstictic acid (minor)), salazinic acid, and usnic acid.

Spot Tests: Cortex: KC – medulla: K + yellow changing to red, C –, PD + orange (orange-red).

UV-Fluorescence: Upper thallus surface – (negative).

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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