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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
Phaeographis brasiliensis (A.Massal.) Kalb & Matthes-Leicht

in K.Kalb, Biblioth. Lichenol. 78: 148 (2001)

Creographa brasiliensis A.Massal., Atti Reale Ist. Veneto Sci. Lett. Arti, ser. 3, 5: 322 (1860); — Phaeographina brasiliensis (A.Massal.) Zahlbr., Cat. Lich. Univ. 2: 434 (1923).

T: Brazil, locality unknown, coll. unknown; holo: VER n.v.

Graphis subtigrina Vain., Hedwigia 46: 177 (1907); — Phaeographis subtigrina (Vain.) Zahlbr., Cat. Lich. Univ. 2: 287 (1923). T: Lem Dan, Koh Chang Island, Thailand, 1900, J.Schmidt 21; lecto: TUR-V 27501 n.v., fide M.Wirth & M.E.Hale, Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 40: 29 (1978).

  Thallus pale fawn, thin, smooth, slightly glossy. Ascomata inconspicuous, black, open, simple or branched, straight, curved or in substellate clusters, immersed to subsessile, 0.5–1.5 mm long, 0.15–0.30 mm wide, with a conspicuous thalline margin, lacking a proper exciple. Disc black, frequently white-pruinose. Hymenium 80–110 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, pale brown, 4-locular, 15–22 (–25) × 6–9 µm.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid.
  A widely distributed, corticolous species in south-eastern Qld and eastern N.S.W.; also in the Caribbean region, South America, India, Thailand, the Philippines and the Solomon Islands.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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