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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 eludens (Stirt.) Shirley

Proc. Roy. Soc. Queensland 6: 197 (1889)

Graphis eludens Stirt., Trans. & Proc. Roy. Soc. Victoria 17: 72 (1881); — Gymnographa eludens (Stirt.) Staiger, Biblioth. Lichenol. 85: 270 (2002).

T: Qld, locality unknown, F.M.Bailey 287; holo: BRI.

Gymnographa medusulina Müll.Arg., Flora 70: 62 (1887); — Sarcographa medusula Fée [sic.], in A.Krempelhuber, Verh. K.-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 30: 341 (‘1880’) [1881]; — Glyphis medusulina Nyl. sensu Shirley, Proc. Roy. Soc. Queensland 6: 214 (1889). T: Rockhampton, Qld, A.Thozet; holo: G.

  Thallus pale fawn to fawn, 1–2 mm thick, smooth, dull. Ascomata inconspicuous, black, numerous, open, straight, curved or sinuous, often branched and in substellate clusters, immersed; individual lirellae 0.5–2.0 mm long, 0.1–0.2 mm wide, lacking a thalline margin. Proper exciple lacking. Hymenium (100–) 125–175 (–200) µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, 2–3-seriate, elongate-ellipsoidal, pale brown, 4-locular, 12–15 × 5–7 µm.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  An uncommon, endemic species in eastern Qld; grows on basalt and sandstone.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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