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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 polyclades Kremp.

Verh. K.K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien, B, 30: 341 (‘1880’) [1881]

Graphina polyclades (Kremp.) Müll.Arg., Flora 65: 502 (1882).

T: Richmond River, [near Kyogle], N.S.W., C.H.Fawcett s.n.; holo: M.

  Thallus pale olive-green, smooth, dull. Ascomata inconspicuous, black, scattered, immersed, curved or sinuous, occasionally branched and forming substellate clusters, 2–6 mm long, 0.25–0.40 mm wide, with a slightly raised thalline margin; lips closed. Proper exciple laterally carbonised. Hymenium 125–150 µm thick, inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, muriform, 10–12 (–13) × 2–3-locular, 37–50 × 10–13 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Stictic acid.
  An endemic, corticolous species (on Sloanea) in eastern Qld and north-eastern N.S.W.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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