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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 daintriensis(A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 72 (2005)

Graphina daintriensis A.W.Archer, Mycotaxon 77: 164 (2001).

T: Rex Ck, Mossman Gorge, Daintree Natl Park, 6 km W of Mossman, Qld, 5 Dec. 1990, H.Streimann 45823; holo: CANB.

  Thallus off-white, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata conspicuous, black, semi-immersed, straight, curved or sinuous, rarely branched, 1–3 mm long, 0.2–0.3 mm wide; lips closed or becoming slightly open, with thin variable thalline margin. Proper exciple laterally or sometimes almost completely carbonised. Hymenium 120–150 (–200) µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 1 per ascus, densely muriform, c. 16 × 6-locular, (55–) 60–86 (–92) × (16–) 20–32 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  Corticolous in eastern Qld; also in the Solomon Islands and the Chagos Archipelago (Indian Ocean).  
  Archer (2009a)  

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