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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 stenospora Müll.Arg. var. deficiens A.W.Archer

Mycotaxon 80: 370 (2001)

T: Cambridge Plateau Drive, Richmond Range State Forest, 29 km SW of Kyogle, N.S.W., on Eucalyptus microcorys, 24 Apr. 1998, H.Streimann 61366; holo: CANB.

  Thallus ash-grey, thin, somewhat cracked, smooth, slightly glossy. Ascomata numerous, conspicuous, scattered, straight, curved or sinuous, sometimes branched, sessile, 1–3 mm long, 0.15–0.20 mm wide, with a conspicuous thalline margin; lips closed. Proper exciple laterally carbonised, occasionally almost completely carbonised. Hymenium 100–120 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, transversely 12–16-locular, (50–) 54–70 (–74) × 9–12 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  This uncommon, endemic, corticolous lichen is known from south-eastern Qld and north-eastern N.S.W.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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