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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 vittata Müll.Arg.

Flora 65: 335 (1882)

T: Java, [Indonesia], F.W.Junghuhn 111; holo: G.

Graphis treubii Zahlbr., Ann. Cryptog. Exot. 1: 129 (1928). T: Tjibodas, Java, [Indonesia], on Altingia excelsa, C. van Overeem 93; holo: W.

  Thallus pale fawn, thin, minutely tuberculate, dull. Ascomata numerous, conspicuous, black, straight, curved or sinuous, often branched, sulcate, with a thick thalline margin, semi-immersed to sessile, 1–5 mm long, 0.2–0.4 mm wide. Proper exciple reddish brown, apically carbonised, rarely slightly laterally carbonised. Hymenium 100–125 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly biseriate, transversely 10–13 (–16)-locular, 35–55 × 7–9 µm, I+ blue-violet.
CHEMISTRY: Stictic acid.
  This corticolous species occurs in northern N.T., eastern Qld and north-eastern N.S.W.; also in Costa Rica, India, Indonesia and Christmas Island.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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