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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
Sarcographa labyrinthica (Ach.) Müll.Arg.

Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève 29(8): 62 (1887)

Glyphis labyrinthica Ach., Syn. Meth. Lich.: 107 (1814); — Graphis labyrinthica (Ach.) Vain., Ann. Acad. Sci. Fenn., ser. A, 15(6): 230 (1921).

T: Guinea, locality unknown, A.Afzelius; holo: H-ACH 885 n.v.

Glyphis colliculosa C.Knight, in F.M.Bailey, Syn. Queensland Fl., Suppl. 1: 75 (1886); Sarcographa colliculosa (C.Knight) Zahlbr., Cat. Lich. Univ. 2: 459 (1923). T: [Qld]; not located.

Glyphis kirtoniana Müll.Arg., Flora 65: 516 (1882); Sarcographa kirtoniana (Müll.Arg.) Müll.Arg., Flora 70: 77 (1887). T: Illawarra, N.S.W., W.Kirton 10 p.p.; holo: G.

Sarcographa actinota F.Wilson, in F.M.Bailey, Bot. Bull. Dept Agric. Queensland 7: 33 (1891). T: Upper Coomera, Qld, 4 Sept. 1889, F.R.M.Wilson s.n.; syn: NSW 170612.

  Thallus pale olive-green, thin, smooth, glossy. Ascomata immersed in conspicuous raised white stromata; stromata rounded, oval or distorted-ellipsoidal, 1–4 mm wide; lirellae numerous, richly branched, open, 0.1–0.2 mm wide. Disc matt black, epruinose or faintly white-pruinose. Proper exciple completely carbonised, thick at the base. Hymenium 80–110 µm thick. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly biseriate, pale brown, 4-locular, 17–21 (–23) × 6–7 µm.
CHEMISTRY: Stictic acid, cryptostictic acid, hypostictic acid (trace), constictic acid (trace).
  Widely distributed in eastern Qld, N.S.W. and Vic.; also in South America, Mexico, U.S.A. (Florida), Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, New Zealand and Norfolk Island.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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