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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
Hemithecium implicatum (Fée) Staiger

Biblioth. Lichenol. 85: 287 (2002)

Graphis implicata Fée, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 21: 27 (1874); — G. chlorocarpella Nyl., in A.Krempelhuber, Flora 59: 413 (1876), nom. superfl.

T: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, A.Glaziou 5036; iso: MICH n.v., fide M.Wirth & M.E.Hale, Contr. U.S. Natl Herb. 36(3): 96(1963); holo: H-NYL 7723, fide B.Staiger, loc. cit.

  Thallus pale fawn, smooth, dull. Ascomata inconspicuous, pale orange-brown, scattered, initially fissurine, becoming slightly raised, simple, straight, curved or sinuous, rarely branched, 1–2 mm long, 0.1–0.2 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple non-carbonised, pale orange-brown. Hymenium 80–100 µm thick, I–. Ascospores 8 per ascus, transversely septate, 9–12-locular, 30–40 × 6–8 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  This inconspicuous and very rare corticolous species is known from one locality in northern W.A.; also in Brazil and Mexico.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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