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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 plagiocarpa Fée

Essai Crypt. écorc. 38 (1825)

T: “India occidentali” [West Indies], ad corticem Lauri Cassiae”, coll. unknown; holo: G n.v.

Graphina lumbschii var. deficiens A.W.Archer, Mycotaxon 77: 170 (2001); — Graphis lumbschii var. deficiens (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer, Telopea 11: 73 (2005). T: track to Lugger Bay, 17 km E of Tully, Qld, H.Streimann 45427; holo: CANB.

  Thallus off-white, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata numerous, scattered, conspicuous, sessile, simple, 0.5–0.8 mm long, 0.3–0.5 mm wide, with a conspicuous thalline margin; lips closed. Proper exciple completely carbonised. Hymenium 150–180 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 1 per ascus, muriform, 95–120 × (13–) 15–20 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  A very rare, corticolous species in north-eastern Qld; also in the West Indies and Costa Rica.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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