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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 geraensis Redinger

Ark. Bot. 27A(3): 12 (1935)

T: São João d’el Rey, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 1 Sept. 1892, G.O.A.Malme 320; holo: S n.v.

[Graphis anfractuosa auct. non (Eschw.) Eschw.: A.W.Archer, Austral. Syst. Bot. 14: 248 (2001)].

  Thallus pale olive-green to pale fawn, smooth, dull. Ascomata numerous, conspicuous, thin, black, initially simple, becoming richly branched, sessile, 1–5 mm long, 0.15–0.25 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple completely carbonised. Hymenium 90–120 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly biseriate, transversely 8–10-locular, 30–40 × 5–8 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  A rather common corticolous species in southern W.A., eastern Qld, N.S.W. and Vic.; also in Brazil and Costa Rica.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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