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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 sayeri Müll.Arg.

Flora 70: 401 (1887)

T: Trinity Bay, [Cairns], Qld, W.A.Sayer s.n.; holo: G; iso: MEL 515605.

Graphis epimelaena Müll.Arg., Bull. Herb. Boissier 3: 319 (1895). T: Sankeys Scrub, [Brisbane], Qld, 1891, F.M.Bailey 778; holo: G.

[Graphis glaucescens auct non Fée: A.W.Archer, Biblioth. Lichenol. 94: 67 (2006)].

  Thallus pale greenish grey, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata numerous, inconspicuous, immersed, crowded, visible as thin black lines, straight, curved or sinuous, sometimes branched, 1–3 (–5) mm long, (0.15–) 0.20–0.30 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple apically carbonised, rarely slightly laterally carbonised. Hymenium 90–100 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly biseriate, transversely (9–) 10–12-locular, (30–) 38–50 (–55) × (6–) 8–10 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  Corticolous in eastern Qld; also in Indonesia.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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