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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 borealis (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 72 (2005)

Graphina borealis A.W.Archer, Mycotaxon 77: 164 (2001).

T: Gordon Ck, 19 km SW of Cape Weymouth, Qld, 13 Oct. 1995, H.Streimann 56574; holo: CANB; iso: B, H.

  Thallus pale fawn, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata black, immersed, conspicuous, scattered, with a slightly raised thalline margin, straight, curved or sinuous, often branched, 0.5–2.0 (–3.0) mm long, 0.10–0.15 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple laterally carbonised. Hymenium 80–150 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 6–8 per ascus, muriform, 6–8 × 2–4-locular, 37–51 × 17–25 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid.
  Arare, endemic, corticolous species in north-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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