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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 salazinica (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 70 (2005)

Graphina salazinica A.W.Archer, Mycotaxon 77: 176 (2001).

T: Anderson Mountain Rd, Conglomerate State Forest, c. 24 km NNW of Coffs Harbour, N.S.W., 19 Apr. 1998, A.W.Archer G189; holo: NSW.

  Thallus greyish green, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata white, straight or curved, simple, rarely branched, 1–4 mm long, 0.25–0.30 mm wide, with a conspicuous powdery thalline margin. Proper exciple completely carbonised, hidden by the thalline margin. Hymenium 100–120 µm thick. Ascospores 8 per ascus, narrowly ellipsoidal, transversely septate to submuriform, 6–8 × 1–2-locular, 19–23 × 7–8 µm, I+ pale blue.
CHEMISTRY: Salazinic acid (major), consalazinic acid (trace), norstictic acid (trace), protocetraric acid (trace).
  A rare, corticolous species in rainforest in north-eastern N.S.W.; also in Indonesia.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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