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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 chlorotica A.Massal.

in A. von Krempelhuber, Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 21: 865 (1871)

T: Amboina, [Ambon, Indonesia], Doleschall; holo: M n.v.

Graphis subtenella Müll.Arg., Flora 70: 400 (1887). T: Mulgrave R., [30 km S of Cairns], Qld, W.A.Sayer s.n.; holo: G.

  Thallus off-white, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata black, inconspicuous, thin, sulcate, initially immersed, becoming semi-immersed to sessile, with a thin thalline margin, curved and sinuous, often branched, sometimes in substellate clusters, 1–3 (–4) mm long, 0.05–0.15 mm wide; lips closed, sulcate. Proper exciple apically carbonised. Hymenium 50–100 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, transversely (6–) 8–10-locular, 20–35 × 5–7 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  An uncommon, corticolous species in eastern Qld and eastern N.S.W.; also in Indonesia and Costa Rica.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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