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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 stenotera Vain.

Ann. Acad. Sci. Fenn., ser. A, 15(6): 243 (1921)

T: Sablang, Benguet Province, Luzon, Philippines, Nov.–Dec. 1910, E.Fénix, Bureau of Science No. 12786; lecto: TUR-V 27887, fide A.W.Archer, Fl. Australia 57: 652 (2009).

  Thallus off-white, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata black, conspicuous, scattered, straight, curved or sinuous, immersed to subsessile, simple or rarely branched, conspicuously sulcate, 1–2 (–3) mm long, 0.15–0.30 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple apically to laterally carbonised. Hymenium (60–) 80–100 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, biseriate, transversely 7–10-locular, 25–40 × 5–8 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Stictic acid.
  Corticolous in eastern Qld and N.S.W.; also in India and the Philippines.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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