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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 maritima (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer

Syst. Biodiv. 5: 16 (2007)

Graphina maritima A.W.Archer, Mycotaxon 89: 322 (2004).

T: San Cristobal I., Makira Province, Solomon Islands, on trees on the beach, 15 Aug. 1965, D.J.Hill 9821; holo: BM.

  Thallus off-white, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata conspicuous, numerous, black, scattered, simple, straight, curved or sinuous, 1–3 mm long, 0.15–0.30 mm wide, with a conspicuous thalline margin and acute ends; lips closed. Proper exciple completely carbonised. Hymenium 100–150 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, ±muriform, 8–10 × 2–4-locular, 28–38 × 10–12 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  A rare, corticolous species in eastern Qld; also in the Solomon Islands.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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