Department of the Environment and Water Resources home page

About us | Contact us | Publications | What's new

Header imagesHeader imagesHeader images

Australian Biological Resources Study

Checklist of the Lichens of Australia and its Island Territories
Introduction | A–D | E–O | P–R | S–Z | Oceanic Islands | References
Graphis virescens Müll.Arg.

Flora 63: 20 (1880)

T: Apiahy [Apiaí], São Paulo, Brazil, J.I.Puiggari 337; holo: G n.v.

  Thallus pale greenish fawn or greenish grey, scurfy, minutely cracked. Ascomata black, scattered, conspicuous, sessile, lacking a thalline margin, simple, straight or slightly curved, 0.7–3.5 mm long, 0.2–0.3 mm wide; lips closed or becoming slightly open to expose a weakly white-pruinose epihymenium. Proper exciple completely carbonised. Hymenium 120–140 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 6–8 per ascus, transversely (8–) 10–12-locular, 30–50 × 6–10 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  An uncommon, corticolous species in south-eastern Qld and north-eastern N.S.W.; also in Costa Rica and Brazil.  
  Archer (2009a)  

Checklist Index
Introduction | A–D | E–O | P–R | S–Z | Oceanic Islands | References

This work is copyright. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without prior written permission from Australian Biological Resources Study. Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction and rights should be addressed in the first instance to Dr P. McCarthy. These pages may not be displayed on, or downloaded to, any other server without the express permission of ABRS.

Top | About us | Advanced search | Contact us | Information services | Publications | Site index | What's new