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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 subimmersa (Fée) A.Massal.

Mem. Lichenogr. 111 (1853)

Opegrapha subimmersa Fée, Essai Crypt. Écorc. 24 (1825).

T: Santo Domingo, [Dominican Republic], Poiteau s.n.; holo: G n.v.

Graphis propinqua Müll.Arg., Flora 65: 502 (1882). T: Toowoomba, Qld, C.H.Hartmann 77;holo: G; iso: MEL 515603.

  Thallus pale greyish green, thin, smooth, somewhat glossy. Ascomata black, conspicuous, numerous, immersed, curved, sinuous, often branched, 0.5–2.0 mm long, 0.10–0.15 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple almost completely to completely carbonised. Hymenium 100–150 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, transversely 13–15 (–16)-locular, (43–) 55–65 × 8–11 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  An uncommon, corticolous species in south-eastern Qld and north-eastern N.S.W.; also in the Caribbean and India.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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