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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
Carbacanthographis hertelii Kalb & Staiger

Biblioth. Lichenol. 88: 308 (2004)

T: Darlington Range, c. 15 km SSW of Canungra, Qld, 16 Aug. 2002, K.Kalb s.n.; holo: CANB n.v.

  Thallus whitish, glossy, isidiate; isidia 0.5–4.0 mm tall, 0.10–0.15 mm thick, rare to densely crowded, cylindrical, sometimes branched. Ascomata ±emergent, 0.5–4.0 mm long, c. 0.5 mm wide, straight or flexuose, unbranched to sparingly branched, completely covered by a concolorous thalline margin. Proper exciple completely carbonised. Hymenium c. 70 µm thick. Ascospores (4–) 6–8 per ascus, 4-locular, 14–17 × 4.5–6.0 µm, I–.
CHEMISTRY: Protocetraric acid.
  An uncommon, endemic, corticolous species in rainforest in south-eastern Qld and eastern N.S.W.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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