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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 elixii (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 71 (2005)

Graphis elixii A.W.Archer, Australas. Lichenol. 43: 16 (1998).

T: along the Mongarlowe R., Monga State Forest, 5 km S of Monga, N.S.W., in canopy of Eucryphia moorei in rainforest, Jan. 1984, J.A.Elix 11732; holo: CANB.

Graphis paradoxica A.W.Archer, Mycotaxon 80: 367 (2001); — Fissurina paradoxica (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer, Telopea 11: 71 (2005). T: Buckenbowra R. estuary, 7.5 km W of Batemans Bay, N.S.W.,29 Nov. 1989, J.A.Elix 23345; holo: CANB.

  Thallus pale fawn, thin, smooth, glossy. Ascomata conspicuous, scattered, sessile, straight or slightly curved, unbranched, black, 1–5 mm long, 0.3–0.7 mm wide; lips initially closed, opening to form a slit, with a conspicuous thalline margin. Proper exciple reddish brown, complete. Hymenium 100–120 µm thick. Ascospores biseriate, rounded-oblong, 4-locular, (16–) 18–26 × 6–10 µm, I+ pale blue.
CHEMISTRY: 2-Methoxypsoromic acid.
  An uncommon, endemic, corticolous species known only from eastern N.S.W.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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