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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
Phaeographis colligata (Stirt.) Zahlbr.

Cat. Lich. Univ. 2: 366 (1924)

Graphis colligata Stirt., Proc. Philos. Soc. Glasgow 13: 185 (1881).

T: Assam, India, 1879, A.Watt s.n.; lecto: BM n.v., fide K.P.Singh & D.D.Awasthi, Bull. Bot. Survey India 21: 104 (1979).

  Thallus off-white to pale fawn, smooth, dull. Ascomata numerous, crowded, conspicuous, in stellate clusters to 2 mm wide; individual lirellae 1.0–1.5 mm long, 0.10–0.15 mm wide, terminally acute; lips open. Disc matt brownish black, epruinose. Proper exciple dark brown, thin, complete. Hymenium 80–90 µm thick, inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, pale brown, 4-locular, 16–18 × 6–8 µm.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid (major), connorstictic acid (minor).
  A rare, corticolous species in coastal Eucalyptus forest in north-eastern Qld; also in India.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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