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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 supracola A.W.Archer

Austral. Syst. Bot. 14: 267 (2001)

T: Conway State Forest, 18 km E of Proserpine, Qld, on canopy twigs in lowland rainforest, 28 June 1986, J.A.Elix 20222; holo: CANB.

  Thallus pale fawn, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata black, scattered, straight, curved or sinuous, often branched, 1–3 (–4) mm long, 0.10–0.15 mm wide, semi-immersed, with a thin thalline margin; lips opening. Proper exciple laterally carbonised, sometimes almost completely carbonised. Hymenium 75–100 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly uniseriate, transversely 8–10-locular, 25–32 × 6–8 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Protocetraric acid.
  This very rare, endemic, corticolous species is known only from the type locality in north-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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