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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
Platygramme platyloma (Müll.Arg.) M.Nakan. & Kashiw.

Bull. Natl. Sci. Mus. Tokyo, B, 29: 89 (2003)

Phaeographina platyloma Müll.Arg., Flora 65: 398 (1882); — Phaeographina pudica var. platyloma (Müll.Arg.) Redinger, Rev. Bryol Lichénol. 9: 97 (1936).

T: Java, [Indonesia], F.W.Junghuhn 119a; lecto: L n.v., fide M.Nakanishi & H.Kashiwadani, loc. cit.

Phaeographina impudica A.W.Archer, Telopea 9: 339 (2001); — Platygramme impudica (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer, Telopea 11: 77 (2005). T: Llankelly Ck, McIlwraith Ra., 11 km from Coen, Qld, Aug. 1978, G.Butler 562A; holo: CANB.

  Thallus pale greyish green, thin, subtuberculate, slightly glossy. Ascomata scattered, sessile, black, faintly sulcate, straight, curved or sinuous, rarely branched, 1–4 mm long, 0.4–0.6 mm wide, to 0.4 mm tall, with a conspicuous thalline margin; lips closed. Proper exciple laterally carbonised. Hymenium 180–220 µm thick. Ascospores 1 per ascus, pale brown, densely muriform, (125–) 135–180 × (25–) 30–40 µm.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  Known from bark in eastern Qld; also in Indonesia and Japan.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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