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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 leptoclada Müll.Arg.

Flora 65: 335 (1882)

Opegrapha rimulosa Mont. & Bosch, Lich. Jav. 4 (1857), nom. illeg., non Opegrapha rimulosa Mont., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2, 18: 271 (1842).

T: [Indonesia], “coll. Junghuhn, ex Herb. Hampe 1877”; lecto: G, fide A.W.Archer, Austral. Syst. Bot. 14:255 (2001).

[Graphis duplicata auct. non Ach.: A.W.Archer, Biblioth. Lichenol. 94: 62 (2006)].

  Thallus off-white to pale fawn, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata black, conspicuous, numerous, sulcate, sessile, with a lateral thalline margin, straight, curved or sinuous, usually simple, sometimes branched, 1–3 (–4) mm long, 0.2–0.3 mm wide. Proper exciple laterally carbonised. Hymenium 100–125 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly biseriate, transversely 9–12 (–14)-locular, (30–) 36–50 × 7–9 (–10) µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  Corticolous in eastern Qld and N.S.W.; also in Costa Rica and Indonesia.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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