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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 atrocelata (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 72 (2005)

Graphina atrocelata A.W.Archer, Mycotaxon 77: 163 (2001)

T: NW of Mt Glorious, D’Aguilar Ra., Qld, l Aug. 1986, J.Hafellner 16977; holo: CANB; iso: GZU.

  Thallus olive-green, subtuberculate, smooth, dull. Ascomata conspicuous, scattered, sessile, concolorous with the thallus, straight, curved or sinuous, unbranched, 1–4 (–6) mm long, 0.3–0.4 mm wide, with a conspicuous thalline margin; lips pale fawn, closed. Proper exciple laterally carbonised, concealed by the thalline margin, visible only in abraded lirellae. Hymenium 125–175 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 1 or 2 per ascus, densely muriform, 120–140 × 35–40 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  A rare, endemic, corticolous species in south-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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