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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 pertricosa (Kremp.) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 73 (2005)

Enterographa pertricosa Kremp., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital. 7: 39 (1875); — Graphina pertricosa (Kremp.) Zahlbr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 60: 480 (1926); — Graphina pertricosa (Kremp.) Redinger, Rev. Bryol. Lichénol. 9: 83 (1936), nom. superfl.

T: Sarawak, [Malaysia], 1866, O.Beccari 165; holo: M n.v.; iso: W n.v.

  Thallus off-white to pale fawn, smooth, dull. Ascomata numerous, scattered, with a thalline margin, straight, curved or sinuous, rarely branched, 1.0–2.5 mm long, 0.10–0.25 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple laterally carbonised, smooth. Hymenium 100–120 µm thick, inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, submuriform to muriform, 7–10 × 1–3-locular, 28–36 × 8–11 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid.
  An uncommon, corticolous species in eastern Qld and north-eastern N.S.W.; also in Tanzania, India and Borneo.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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