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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
Acanthothecis subaggregans (Müll.Arg.) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 70 (2005)

Graphina subaggregans Müll.Arg., Bull. Herb. Boissier 1: 58 (1893).

T: Lakes Entrance, Vic., F.R.M.Wilson 1524; lecto: G, fide A.W.Archer, Telopea 8: 292 (1999); isolecto: NSW.

  Thallus off-white, thin to evanescent, smooth, dull. Ascomata lirelliform, inconspicuous, white, scattered or crowded, subimmersed, 1–3 mm long, 0.25–0.40 (–0.50) mm wide; lips slightly or fully open; disc faintly white-pruinose. Hymenium 70–90 µm thick. Proper exciple not carbonised, inconspicuous, colourless or pale brown at the apex. Ascospores 8 per ascus, narrowly ellipsoidal, submuriform, 6–8 × 2-locular, 20–30 × 6–8 µm, I–.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid.
  An uncommon, corticolous endemic in N.S.W. and Vic.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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