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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 streblocarpa (Bél.) Nyl.

Flora 49: 133 (1866)

Opegrapha streblocarpa Bél., Voy. Ind. Orient., Bot. 2, Cryptog. 134 (1834); — Graphina streblocarpa (Bél.) Müll.Arg., Flora 65: 502 (1882); — Phaeographina streblocarpa (Bél.) Overeem, Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, sér. 3, 4: 117 (1922).

T: “Sur l’écorce des bois morts, dans les forêts du Bengale”, India, C.Bélanger; holo: G n.v.

  Thallus off-white to pale fawn or pale olive-green, smooth to subtuberculate, dull. Ascomata conspicuous, numerous, black, sometimes crowded, straight, curved or sinuous, often branched, initially slit-like, becoming sessile, 1–5 (–8) mm long, 0.3–0.7 mm wide, with a well-developed thalline margin; lips usually closed, sometimes becoming slightly open. Proper exciple laterally carbonised. Hymenium (125–) 150–175 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 1 or 2 per ascus, muriform, (12–) 13–16 × 2–4-locular, (60–) 70–90 (–100) × 15–24 (–28) µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Stictic acid.
  Corticolous and saxicolous in eastern Qld and north-eastern N.S.W.; also in Tanzania, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia and Fiji.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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