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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
Celothelium aciculiferum (Nyl.) Vain.

Ann. Acad. Sci. Fenn., ser. A, 6(7): 209 (1915)

Melanotheca aciculifera Nyl., Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. Sci. Cherbourg 4: 71 (1858); Tomasellia aciculifera (Nyl.) Müll.Arg., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 6: 398 (1885).

T: French Guiana, Mélinon; holo: PC n.v.

[Tomasellia ischnobela auct. non (Nyl.) Keissl.: G.Kantvilas & J.A.Elix, Muelleria 7: 515 (1992)]

  Thallus inconspicuous to ochraceous, smooth, not glossy. Ascomata generally fused laterally, usually in rounded groups of 2–5. Ostioles lateral, fused. Ascospores 80–100 ´ 1.5–2.0 μm.
  Known from Tas.; mainly pantropical, often on branches and twigs in rainforest.  
  Aptroot (2009b)  

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