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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
Graphis analoga Nyl.

Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 11: 244 (1859)

Graphina analoga (Nyl.) Zahlbr., Denkschr. Kaiserl. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. 83: 107 (1909).

T: Taiti [Tahiti], E.Vieillard & J.A.I.Pancher; holo: H-NYL 7432 n.v.

  Thallus pale fawn, somewhat cracked, smooth, dull. Ascomata numerous, conspicuous, semi-immersed, with a conspicuous thalline margin, simple, straight, curved or sinuous, sometimes branched, 1–3 mm long, 0.15–0.3 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple laterally carbonised, largely concealed by the thalline margin. Hymenium 100–120 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 6–8 per ascus, submuriform to muriform, 4–7 × 1–3-locular, 22–35
(–40) × 10–16 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid (major), connorstictic acid (minor).
  A very rare, corticolous species in north-eastern Qld; also in Madagascar, Indonesia, China, the Philippines and French Polynesia.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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