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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 rimulosa (Mont.) Trevis.

Spighe e Paglie 11 (1853)

Opegrapha rimulosa Mont., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2, 18: 271 (1842); — Graphis rimulosa (Mont.) Müll.Arg., Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 30: 79 (1891), nom superfl.

T: French Guiana, F.M.R.Leprieur 200; lecto: PC n.v., fide M.Wirth & M.E.Hale, Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 40: 21 (1978).

Graphis rimulosa var. brachycarpa Müll.Arg., in F.M.Bailey, Bot. Bull. Dept Agric. Queensland 13: 27 (1896). T: Cairns, Qld, J.Shirley 1821; holo: G; iso: BRI (AQ721285).

  .Thallus off-white, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata scattered, conspicuous, black, sulcate, sessile, straight, curved or sinuous, usually simple, rarely branched, lacking a thalline margin, 1–3 mm long, 0.2–0.4 (–0.5) mm wide, the broadest lirellae conspicuously sulcate. Proper exciple completely carbonised. Hymenium 75–125 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly biseriate, transversely 8–13-locular, (28–) 40–50 (–55) × 7–10 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  Corticolous in eastern Qld and N.S.W.; also in Brazil, Guyana, Dominica, the U.S.A., Indonesia and the Hawaiian Islands.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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