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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
Graphis cleistoblephara Nyl.

in J.Triana & J.E.Planchon, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 20: 265 (1863)

T: Hong Kong, China, coll. unknown; holo: H-NYL 7589 n.v,

Opegrapha hiascens Fée, Essai Crypt. Écorc., Suppl. 25 (1837); — Graphina hiascens (Fée) Müll.Arg., Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève 29(8): 42 (1887); — Graphis hiascens (Fée) A.W.Archer, Biblioth. Lichenol. 94: 69 (2006), nom. illeg., non G. hiascens (Fée) Nyl., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 11: 226 (1859). T: “Regio tropica”, [South America], coll. unknown; holo: G n.v.

  Thallus pale fawn, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata conspicuous, numerous, scattered, simple, short and broad, sessile, unbranched, 0.5–2.0 mm long, 0.3–0.5 mm wide, with a thick conspicuous thalline margin; lips closed. Proper exciple thick, laterally carbonised. Hymenium 125–175 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 2–4 per ascus, muriform, 20–24 × 3–6-locular, 90–110 × 15–20 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid.
  A very rare, corticolous species in north-eastern Qld; also in Central and South America, India, China, Japan and Vanuatu.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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