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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
Thecaria montagnei (Bosch) Staiger

Biblioth. Lichenol. 85: 446 (2002)

Graphis montagnei Bosch, in F.A.W.Miquel, Pl. Junghuhn. 4: 472 (1855); — Phaeographina montagnei (Bosch) Müll.Arg., Flora 65: 399 (1882).

T: Java, [Indonesia], F.W.Junghuhn 112; iso: M n.v., fide B.Staiger, loc. cit.

  Thallus dull green, thin, smooth, somewhat glossy. Ascomata numerous, conspicuous, scattered, initially fissurine, becoming sessile with a conspicuous thalline margin, straight, curved or sinuous, rarely branched, 1–5 (–8) mm long, 0.5–1.0 mm wide. Disc bright red. Proper exciple concealed by the thalline margin. Hymenium pale red, 200–300 µm thick. Ascospores 1 per ascus, initially hyaline, becoming pale brown, densely muriform,
125–155 (–175) × 35–45 (–50) µm.
CHEMISTRY: Isohypercrelline (in the ascomata).
  Occurs in eastern Qld and north-eastern N.S.W.; also in West Africa, Japan, the Philippines, Indonesia, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Norfolk Island.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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