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Checklist of the Lichens of Australia and its Island Territories
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Pallidogramme montiscalvi (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer

Fl. Australia 57: 652 (2009)

Phaeographina montiscalvi A.W.Archer, Telopea 9: 341 (2001); — Phaeographis montiscalvi (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer, Telopea 11: 76(2005).

T: Mt Baldy, 4 km SW of Atherton, Qld, June 1984, H.Streimann 29212; holo: CANB; iso: US.

  Thallus off-white. Ascomata conspicuous, dark brown, numerous, scattered or crowded, sessile, with a conspicuous thalline margin, straight, curved or sinuous, sometimes repeatedly branched, 1–4 (–6) mm long, 0.15–0.25 mm wide; lips closed. Disc pale brown to brown.Proper exciple pale yellowish brown, poorly defined. Hymenium 120–150 µm thick. Ascospores 8 per ascus, pale brown, 6–8 × 2–3-locular, 25–35 × 8–10 µm.
CHEMISTRY: Stictic acid.
  This very rare, endemic, corticolous species is known only from the type locality in north-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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