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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 subserpentina Nyl.

Acta Soc. Sci. Fenn. 7: 465 (1863)

Graphina subserpentina (Nyl.) Müll.Arg., Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 32: 152 (1893).

T: Ceylon [Sri Lanka], H.Hooker NH8012; holo: G n.v.; iso: US n.v.

  Thallus off-white, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata numerous, black, semi-immersed, with a slightly raised thalline margin, straight, curved or sinuous, rarely branched, 1–3 (–5) mm long, (0.2–) 0.3–0.4 (–0.6) mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple laterally carbonised, occasionally with the base almost closed. Hymenium (100–) 125–150 (–175) µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 1 per ascus, densely muriform, (80–) 100–130 (–145) × (18–) 28–38 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid.
  Corticolous in northern W.A., northern N.T. and north-eastern Qld; also in India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, the Solomon Islands, Fiji and the Hawaiian Islands.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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