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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
Leptogium granulans Vain.
  Ann. Acad. Sci. Fenn. Ser. A, 15(6): 43 (1920)
T: Province of Rizal, Luzon, The Philippines, M. Ramos, Bureau of Science no. 13455; holo: H; iso: BM.
  Thallus foliose, ±loosely adnate, 1–4 cm wide, 40–10 µm thick, leaden grey. Lobes rotund to oblong, undulate; apices ±recurved, 0.5–2 mm wide in specimens seen; margins entire, ±lobulate, ±isidiate, ±recurved. Upper surface finely wrinkled, isidiate, ±bullate; wrinkles fine, closely anastomosing; isidia subcylindrical to squamuliform, simple to branched. Lower surface not isidiate; naked or with sparse minute rhizines. Apothecia as in L. javanicum, but 1–2 mm wide Ascospores ellipsoidal, ±muriform, 20–28 × 10–15 µm. Pycnidia not seen.
  Known in Australia from two specimens only and previously known only from the type location in the Philippines. Grows on moss, rock and bark.  
  Verdon (1992b)  

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