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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 subtricosa (Leight.) Müll.Arg.

Flora 70: 78 (1887)

Glyphis subtricosa Leight., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 27: 181 (1869).

T: Peradeniya, Ceylon [Sri Lanka], G.H.K.Thwaites; holo: BM.

Sarcographa actinota var. pulverulenta F.Wilson, in F.M.Bailey, Bot. Bull. Dept Agric., Queensland 7: 33 (1891); S. subtricosa var. pulverulenta(F.Wilson) Zahlbr., Cat. Lich. Univ. 2: 466 (1923). T: Qld?; not located.

  Thallus pale olive-green, thin, smooth, glossy. Ascomata immersed in poorly defined flattened off-white stromata; stromata irregular in outline, c. 2 mm long and 1 mm wide; lirellae narrow, richly branched, 0.5–1.5 mm long, 0.15–0.20 mm wide, with slightly raised thalline margins, open. Disc black, white-pruinose. Proper exciple non-carbonised, inconspicuous. Hymenium 60–80 µm thick. Ascospores 8 per ascus, pale brown, 4-locular, 14–18 × 5–6 µm.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  Occurs in northern N.T. and eastern Qld; also in Brazil and Sri Lanka.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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