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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 neotricosa Redinger

Ark. Bot. 27A(3): 92 (1935)

T: Santa Anna da Chapada, Mato Grosso, Brazil, 2 Mar. 1894, G.O.A.Malme 2460; lecto: S n.v., fide K.Kalb, Biblioth. Lichenol. 78: 155 (2001).

  Thallus pale fawn to pale olive-green, smooth, glossy. Ascomata inconspicuous, immersed to subsessile, thin, richly branched, in dense clusters; thalline margin white, occasionally merging to form a stroma-like structure; lirellae to 2.5 mm long, 0.1–0.2 mm wide; lips closed or slightly open and exposing a white-pruinose black disc. Proper exciple inconspicuous. Hymenium 60–90 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, pale brown, (4–) 5–6-locular, 17–25 × 6–8 µm.
CHEMISTRY: Neotricone (major), norperistictic acid (minor).
  A rare, corticolous species in northern N.T. and north-eastern Qld; also in Brazil and Hong Kong.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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