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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 emersa Müll.Arg.

Hedwigia 32: 132 (1893)

T: Brisbane, Qld, 1891, F.M.Bailey 217; holo: G.

  Thallus off-white, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata black, numerous, conspicuous, straight or curved, simple, sessile, lacking a thalline margin, 0.5–2.0 (–5.0) mm long, c. 0.2 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple completely carbonised. Hymenium 100–150 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, biseriate, transversely 8–10 (–11)-locular, (30–) 35–40 × 8–9 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid.
  Corticolous in south-eastern Qld and north-eastern N.S.W.; also in Costa Rica.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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