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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 lobata (Eschw.) Müll.Arg.

Flora 65: 383 (1882)

Lecanactis lobata Eschw., Syst. Lich. 25 (1824); — Leiogramma lobatum (Eschw.) Eschw., in C.F.P. von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 1(1): 100 (1833).

T: Brazil, locality unknown, C.F.P. von Martius; holo: M n.v.

  Thallus pale fawn, smooth, glossy. Ascomata conspicuous, scattered, sessile, ±discoid, circular to oval, 0.4–0.8 mm diam., or 0.6–1.0 mm long and 0.4–0.5 mm wide; thalline margin absent. Disc black, faintly white-pruinose. Proper exciple apically carbonised. Hymenium 120–140 µm thick, inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, pale brown, transversely 8–10-locular, 27–47 × 7–10 µm.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  An uncommon, corticolous species in eastern Qld and north-eastern N.S.W.; also in the Neotropics, Hong Kong and the Hawaiian Islands.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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