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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 lumbschii (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 73 (2005)

Graphina lumbschii A.W.Archer, Mycotaxon 77: 166 (2001).

T: Tinaroo Falls, Mt Bartle Frere, Qld, l5 Aug. 1987, H.T.Lumbsch 5409c; holo: CANB

  Thallus pale fawn, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata inconspicuous, numerous, scattered, short and simple, sessile, with a conspicuous thalline margin, 0.50–0.75 mm long, 0.4–0.6 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple completely carbonised. Hymenium 150–200 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 1 (–2) per ascus, muriform, 115–150 × 15–20 µm, I+ blue-violet.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid (major), protocetraric acid (major), atranorin (minor), connor-stictic acid (trace), salazinic acid (trace), stictic acid (trace).
  This endemic, corticolous species is known only from the type locality in north-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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