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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
Fissurina albonitens (Müll.Arg.) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 71 (2005)

Graphis albonitens Müll.Arg., Hedwigia 30: 53 (1891).

T: Bellenden Ker, Qld, 1889, F.M.Bailey 582; holo: G.

  Thallus off-white, thin, smooth, glossy. Ascomata inconspicuous, immersed, slit-like, indicated by a thin black line on (or just below) the surface of the thallus, simple, rarely branched, 1–2 mm long, c. 0.05 mm wide; lips closed or, rarely, very slightly open. Proper exciple darkened laterally. Hymenium 100–125 µm thick. Ascospores overlapping-uniseriate, 4-locular, 10–11 × 5–6 µm, I–.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  A very rare, corticolous species in north-eastern Qld; known only from the type locality. Also reported from Thailand.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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