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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 duplicatoinspersa Lücking

in R.Lücking, J.L.Chaves, H.J.M.Sipman, L.Umaña & A.Aptroot, Fieldiana (Bot.) 46: 71 (2008)

T: Volcán Tenorio Natl Park, Alajuela, Costa Rica, 84°59’W, 10°43’N, alt. 700 m, 15 Mar. 2004, R.Lücking 17214d; holo: F n.v.

  Thallus pale fawn to off-white, smooth, dull. Ascomata conspicuous, numerous, crowded, black, sessile, usually simple, rarely branched, straight, curved or sinuous, finely sulcate, lacking a thalline margin, 0.7–3.0 (–4.0) mm long, 0.10–0.25 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple laterally carbonised, open at the base. Hymenium 80–100 µm thick, inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, elongate-ellipsoidal, transversely 8-locular, (20–) 24–30 × 5–6 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected
  A very rare, corticolous species in eastern N.S.W.; also in Costa Rica.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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