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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 cincta (Pers.) Aptroot

in A.W.Archer, Fl. Australia 57: 651 (2009)

Opegrapha cincta Pers., Ann. Wetterauischen Ges. Gesammte Naturk. 2: 15 (1811).

T: [Dominican Republic], coll. unknown; holo: L n.v.

Graphis tenellula Vain., Ann. Acad. Sci. Fenn., Ser. A, 6(7): 160 (1915). T: La Cumbre, [Dominican Republic], 9 Apr. 1906, C.Raunkiaer 490 p.p.; holo: TUR-V 27701.

  Thallus off-white to pale fawn, smooth, dull. Ascomata numerous, scattered, simple, straight, curved or sinuous, sessile, with a conspicuous thalline margin, 0.5–2.0 mm long, 0.1–0.2 mm wide; lips closed, rarely slightly open. Proper exciple laterally carbonised, conspicuously open at the base. Hymenium 120–150 µm thick, inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, transversely 8–12-locular, 30–40 × 7–10 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid.
  A widely distributed corticolous species in northern and eastern Australia (N.T., Qld and N.S.W.); also in the West Indies, Costa Rica, India, Japan, the Philippines and Vanuatu.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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