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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 tenuirima (Shirley) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 74 (2005)

Graphina tenuirima Shirley, Bot. Bull. Dept Agric. Queensland 5: 34 (1892).

T: Gladfield, near Warwick, Qld, C.J.Gwyther; holo: BRI (AQ721313).

  Thallus off-white, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata numerous, black, thin, immersed, straight, curved or sinuous, occasionally branched, 1–3 (–4) mm long, c. 0.1 mm wide; lips usually remaining closed, sometimes opening slightly. Proper exciple laterally carbonised. Hymenium 60–100 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, biseriate, submuriform to muriform, 5–6 × 2 (–3)-locular, occasionally only partly muriform, 19–24 (–28) × 7–9 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  A widely distributed, corticolous species in northern N.T., eastern Qld and eastern N.S.W.; also in the Cook Islands, South Pacific Ocean.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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