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Checklist of the Lichens of Australia and its Island Territories
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Phaeographis litoralis (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 76 (2005)

Phaeographina litoralis A.W.Archer, Telopea 9: 339 (2001).

T: Forrest Beach, 15 km SE of Ingham, Qld, June l984, H.Streimann 28868; holo: CANB.

  Thallus pale greenish fawn, subtuberculate, glossy. Ascomata conspicuous, scattered, straight, curved or sinuous, occasionally branched, sessile, open, often with a conspicuous thalline margin, 1–3 mm long, 0.4–0.5 mm wide. Disc finely white-pruinose. Proper exciple absent. Hymenium 120–150 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly biseriate, pale brown, submuriform to muriform, 10–14 × 2–3-locular, 40–60 × (12–) 15–17 µm.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  This very rare, endemic, corticolous species is known only from the type locality in north-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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