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Checklist of the Lichens of Australia and its Island Territories
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Diaphorographis queenslandica Kalb & A.W.Archer

in K.Kalb, A.W.Archer, J.Sutjaritturakan & K.Boonpragob, Biblioth. Lichenol. 99: 228 (2009)

T: Fitzroy I., Great Barrier Reef, c. 26 km E of Cairns, Qld, 16°56’S, 146°00’E, alt. 20 m, in a sparse coastal rainforest, 25 Mar. 1988, K.Kalb 21256; holo: CANB.

  Thallus thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata conspicuous, scattered, hemispherical to subglobose, sometimes constricted at the base, concolorous with the thallus, 0.6–1.0 mm diam., 0.5–0.7 mm tall. Proper exciple thick, entire, completely covered by a thalline coating. Hymenium 200–450 µm thick. Ascospores 1 per ascus, elongate-ellipsoidal, 50–70 × 6–8-locular, 220–280 × 25–45 µm.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  A rare species in coastal rainforest in north-eastern Qld; also in New Caledonia.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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