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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 noumeana Müll.Arg.

Rev. Mycol. 9: 81 (1887)

T: Nouméa, Grande Terre, New Caledonia, 1887, T.Savès s.n.; holo: G.

Graphis illota Müll.Arg., Hedwigia 34: 32 (1895). T: Santa Catarina, Brazil, Ule 273; holo: G; iso: MICH n.v.

  Thallus off-white to pale fawn, smooth, dull. Ascomata conspicuous, scattered, sessile, with a complete thalline margin and thin thalline coating on the exposed exciple, sulcate, straight, curved or sinuous, simple, rarely branched, 1.0–2.5 mm long, 0.3–0.5 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple completely carbonised. Hymenium 150–200 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 2–4 per ascus, 16–20-locular, (72–) 80–100 × 8–12 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  A rare, corticolous species in south-eastern Qld; also in Brazil, India and New Caledonia.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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