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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 ceratoides (Vain.) Zahlbr.

Cat. Lich. Univ. 2: 365 (1923)

Graphis ceratoides Vain., Ann. Acad. Sci. Fenn., ser. A, 15(6): 227 (1921).

T:Pauai, Benguet, Luzon, Philippines, May 1909, E.D.Merrill 6654; holo: TUR-V 27517 n.v.

  Thallus off-white, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata conspicuous, black, thin, immersed, numerous, conspicuously branched, open, with a thin inconspicuous thalline margin, 1–5 mm long, 0.10–0.15 (–0.20) mm wide. Disc dull black, epruinose. Proper exciple lacking. Hymenium 100–125 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly uniseriate, pale brown, 4-locular, 10–12 × 3–4 µm.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  Corticolous in north-eastern Qld, in rainforest, mangroves and on palms; also in the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and Norfolk Island.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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