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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 elaiocarpa (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 71 (2005)

Graphina elaiocarpa A.W.Archer, Mycotaxon 77: 167 (2001).

T: by side of Mill Ck, Dahrug Natl Park, c. 60 km NNW of Sydney, N.S.W., 19 Feb. 1998, A.W.Archer G150; holo: NSW.

Fissurina marginata Staiger, Biblioth. Lichenol. 85: 144 (2002). T: Royal Natl Park, S of Sydney, N.S.W., Aug. 1988, K.Kalb 21696; holo: Herb. Kalb.

  Thallus olive-green, slightly subtuberculate, glossy. Ascomata conspicuous, sessile, concolorous with the thallus, straight, curved or sinuous, unbranched, 1–6 (–8) mm long, 0.5–0.8 mm wide, to 0.4 mm tall; lips sometimes opening slightly to expose the proper exciple. Proper exciple complete, reddish brown. Hymenium 150–200 µm thick. Ascospores muriform, 4–5 × (2–) 3–4-locular, 21–28 × 13–18 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  An uncommon, corticolous species in eastern Qld and N.S.W.; also reported from Ecuador and from Réunion in the western Indian Ocean.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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