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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 xanthospora Müll.Arg.

Bull. Herb. Boissier 3: 320 (1895)

T: Trinity Bay, [Cairns], Qld, 1894, W.A.Sayer s.n.; holo: G.

  Thallus off-white, thin, smooth, dull. Ascomata inconspicuous, black, semi-immersed, crowded, curved and sinuous, occasionally branched, with a conspicuous thalline margin, 1–2 (–3) mm long, 0.15–0.25 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple apically carbonised. Hymenium 80–125 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly biseriate, transversely 8–10-locular, 30–40 × 8–10 µm, I+ blue.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  An uncommon, corticolous species in north-eastern Qld; also in the Philippines and the Solomon Islands.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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