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Checklist of the Lichens of Australia and its Island Territories
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Sarcographa verrucosa (Mont. & Bosch) Zahlbr.

Cat. Lich. Univ. 2: 467 (1923)

Glyphis verrucosa Mont. & Bosch, in F.A.W.Miquel, Pl. Junghuhn. 4: 489 (1855); — Graphis verrucosa (Mont. & Bosch) Vain., Ann. Acad. Sci. Fenn., ser. A, 15(6): 231 (1921).

T: Java, [Indonesia], F.W.Junghuhn; holo: L n.v.

Glyphis javanica Müll.Arg., Flora 65: 332 (1882); Sarcographa javanica (Müll.Arg.) Müll.Arg., Flora 70: 77 (1887). T: Java, [Indonesia], coll. unknown; holo: G.

  Thallus pale fawn, thin, subtuberculate, slightly glossy. Ascomata immersed in whitish stromata; stromata irregularly ovoid, flattened, 4–5 (–6) mm long, 2.0–3.5 mm wide; lirellae black, crowded, open, neither confluent or branched, subcircular in outline, 0.10–0.15 mm wide. Disc black, finely white-pruinose; pruina often lost due to abrasion. Proper exciple complete, thin, dark brown to black. Hymenium 120–140 µm thick. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly biseriate, pale brown, 6 (–8)-locular, 24–28 (–32) × 7–8 µm.
CHEMISTRY: Stictic acid (major), ±peristictic acid (minor), ±substictic acid (minor).
  Rare in north-eastern Qld; also in Indonesia and the Philippines.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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