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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 rustica Kremp.

Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital. 7: 61 (1875)

T: Singapore, 1866, O.Beccari 258; syn: M n.v.

Graphis turgidula Müll.Arg., J. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 30: 457 (1895). T: summit of Mt Pouce, Mauritius, P.B.Ayres s.n.; lecto: BM n.v., fide M.Wirth & M.E.Hale, Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 40: 24 (1978).

  Thallus off-white, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata conspicuous, scattered, straight, curved or sinuous, sessile, rarely branched, with a thick thalline margin, 1–7 mm long, 0.4–0.5 (–0.6) mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple completely carbonised. Hymenium 150–200 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly biseriate, elongate-cylindrical, with rounded ends, transversely 14–18-locular, 66–84 × 9–10 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Stictic acid.
  Corticolous in north-eastern Qld; also known from Dominica, Mauritius, Singapore, China, the Philippines and the Solomon Islands.  
  Archer (2010a)  

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