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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 coenensis A.W.Archer

Australas. Lichenol. 60: 13 (2007)

Graphina celata A.W.Archer, Mycotaxon 77: 164 (2001); — Graphis celata (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer, Telopea 11: 72 (2005), nom. illeg., non G. celata Stirt. (1879).

T: McIlwraith Ra., 27 km NE of Coen, Qld, 17 Oct. 1995, H.Streimann 56807; holo: CANB.

  Thallus dull fawn, 0.1–0.2 mm thick, smooth. Ascomata inconspicuous, thin, black, immersed, curved and sinuous, often branched, 1–4 mm long, 0.10–0.15 mm wide; lips closed, sometimes becoming slightly open. Proper exciple apically to laterally carbonised. Hymenium 100–150 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 2–4 per ascus, muriform, c. 14–16 × 2–4-locular, 69–90 × 20–26 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  This rare, saxicolous species is endemic to north-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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