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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 subvelata Stirt.

Queensland Agric. J. 5: 488 (1899)

Graphina subvelata (Stirt.) Zahlbr., Cat. Lich. Univ. 2: 428 (1923); — Thalloloma subvelata (Stirt.) D.J.Galloway, New Zealand J. Bot. 42: 118 (2004).

T: Qld, locality unknown, F.M.Bailey s.n.; lecto: BM, fide R.W.Rogers, Austrobaileya 1: 504 (1982).

  Thallus off-white, thin, slightly cracked, smooth, dull. Ascomata numerous, black, conspicuous, immersed, curved or sinuous, usually simple, rarely branched, 1–4 mm long, 0.1–0.2 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple laterally carbonised. Hymenium 100–125 (–150) µm thick, inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, biseriate, muriform, (6–) 8–11 × 2–3 (–4)-locular, 35–45 × 8–11 (–12) µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Pigments K+ purple-orange; containing five unknown pigments
  An uncommon, corticolous species in northern N.T. and south-eastern Qld; also in New Zealand, the Philippines and Norfolk Island.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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