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Checklist of the Lichens of Australia and its Island Territories
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Fissurina streimannii (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 72 (2005)

Graphina streimannii A.W.Archer, Mycotaxon 88: 143 (2003).

T: McIlwraith Ra., 9 km NE of Coen, Qld, 18 Oct. 1995, H.Streimann 56842A; holo: CANB.

  Thallus pale olive-green, thick, smooth, moderately glossy. Ascomata inconspicuous, off-white, initially immersed, becoming sessile, straight, curved or sinuous, sometimes branched, 1.0–2.5 mm long, 0.25–0.40 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple not carbonised. Hymenium 125–150 µm thick. Ascospores uniseriate, submuriform, c. 4 × 2-locular, 16–20 × 9–11 µm, I+ pale blue.
CHEMISTRY: Psoromic acid (major), atranorin (minor).
  This saxicolous species is known only from the type locality in north-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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