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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 tricosa (Ach.) Müll.Arg.

Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève 29(8): 63 (1887)

Graphis tricosa Ach., Lichenogr. Universalis 674 (1810).

T: “India Occid., habitat in cortice arborum”, O.Swartz s.n.; lecto: H-ACH 886 n.v., fide B.Staiger, Biblioth. Lichenol. 85: 416 (2002).

  Thallus pale fawn, tuberculate, glossy. Ascomata black, richly branched, immersed in conspicuous off-white stromata 1–3 mm wide; lirellae 0.10–0.15 mm wide. Disc black, faintly white-pruinose. Proper exciple completely carbonised. Ascospore 8 per ascus, pale brown, 4-locular, 18–20 × 5–6 µm.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  Known from one coastal locality in north-eastern Qld, and reported for the first time from Australia. Also in Japan and SE Asia.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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