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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 gonimica Zahlbr.

Ann. Mycol. 30: 431 (1932)

T: China. locality unknown, Chung 591a; holo: W n.v.

Graphis eimeoensis A.W.Archer & Elix, Telopea 11: 453 (2007). T: Eimeo Salt Marsh, Qld, 21°02’S, 149°10’E, 14 Aug. 1976, G.N.Stevens s.n.; holo: BRI (AQ689315).

  Thallus off-white to pale fawn, smooth, dull. Ascomata conspicuous, numerous, crowded, sessile, prominent, simple, straight or slightly curved, terminally acute, with a thalline margin to the top of the exciple, 0.7–2.0 mm long, 0.2–0.3 mm wide; lips closed, sometimes becoming slightly open to expose the white-pruinose disc. Proper exciple completely carbonised. Hymenium 100–150 µm thick, inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, transversely 14–16-locular, 54–70 × 9–10 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid.
  A rare, corticolous species in north-eastern Qld; also in China.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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