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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 intricata Fée

Essai Crypt. Écorc. 42 (1825)

T: “Regio tropica” [South America], “in cortice Cinchona scrobiculata”:holo: G n.v.

  Thallus pale fawn, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata conspicuous, numerous, black, thin, scattered or crowded, straight, curved or sinuous, often richly branched, semi-immersed to sessile, with a thin thalline margin, 1–4 (–6) mm long, 0.05–0.10 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple completely carbonised. Hymenium 100–120 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, biseriate, transversely 6–8-locular, 25–30 × 5–8 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid.
  Corticolous in eastern Qld, N.S.W. and Vic.; also in Brazil, Japan and Lord Howe Island.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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