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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 saxicola (Müll.Arg.) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 74 (2005)

Graphina saxicola Müll.Arg., Flora 70: 401 (1887).

T: Thursday Island, Qld, C.H.Hartmann s.n.; holo: G.

  Thallus off-white to pale grey, thick, smooth, dull. Ascomata black, numerous, scattered, semi-immersed to sessile, with a conspicuous thalline margin, 1–5 mm long, 0.3–0.4 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple completely carbonised. Hymenium 140–170 µm thick, inspersed. Ascospores 4 per ascus, muriform, 10–14 × 2–3-locular, 40–55 × 17–20 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid.
  A rare, endemic, saxicolous species known only from the north-eastern and south-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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