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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 marginata Raddi

Mem. Soc. Ital. Sci. 18: 344 (1820)

T: Brazil, locality unknown, coll. unknown; holo: G? n.v.

Graphis leucoparypha Kremp., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital. 7: 35 (1875); — G. marginata Raddi var. leucoparypha (Kremp.) Redinger, Rev. Bryol. Lichénol. 9: 51 (1936). T: Sarawak, Borneo, [Malaysia], 1866, O.Beccari 134; lecto: M, fide A.W.Archer, Fl. Australia 57: 651 (2009).

Graphis turgidula var. norstictica A.W.Archer, Austral. Syst. Bot. 14: 267 (2001). T: Llankelly Ck, McIlwraith Ra., Qld, 18 Oct. 1995, H.Streimann 56877; holo: CANB.

  Thallus pale greyish white, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata black, conspicuous, scattered, sessile, with a conspicuous thalline margin, straight, curved or sinuous, rarely branched,
0.5–2.0 (–3.0) mm long, 0.25–0.40 mm wide; lips usually remaining closed, sometimes opening slightly. Proper exciple completely carbonised. Hymenium 150–200 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly biseriate, transversely (15–) 16–18 (–20)-locular, (55–) 65–80 (–120) × 10–12 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid.
  Corticolous in north-eastern Qld; also Costa Rica, Dominica, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Solomon Islands.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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