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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 immersella Müll.Arg.

Bull. Herb. Boissier 3: 319 (1895)

T: Cairns, Qld, 1893, J.F.Shirley 1793; lecto: G, fide A.W.Archer, Telopea 8: 281 (1999).

  Thallus off-white, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata black, inconspicuous, immersed, level with the thallus surface, straight, curved or sinuous, sometimes branched, 1–2 mm long, (0.05–) 0.10–0.15 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple laterally carbonised. Hymenium 75–100 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, transversely 8–10 (–11)-locular, 30–42 × 6–8 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Stictic acid.
  An uncommon, corticolous species in eastern Qld; also in India, Christmas Island, the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Vanuatu.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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Introduction | A–D | E–O | P–R | S–Z | Oceanic Islands | References

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