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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
Dyplolabia afzelii (Ach.) A.Massal.

Neag. Lich. 6 (1854)

Graphis afzelii Ach., Syn. Meth. Lich. 85 (1814).

T: Guinea, locality unknown, A.Afzelius; holo: H-ACH 609 n.v.; iso: UPS.

  Ascomata straight or curved, rarely branched, 1–3 (–4) mm long, 0.4–0.6 (–0.8) mm wide. Proper exciple thick, sometimes visible when the outer layer is abraded. Hymenium 100–150 µm thick. Ascospores uniseriate, 4-locular, 15–22 × 6–9 µm, I– or I+ pale blue.
CHEMISTRY: Outer layer of proper exciple K–, KC+ orange-red, C+ red; containing lecanoric acid.
  Occurs on bark in northern N.T. and eastern Qld; pantropical.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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