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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 intricans (Nyl.) Staiger

Biblioth. Lichenol. 85: 329 (2002)

Graphis intricans Nyl., Acta Soc. Sci. Fenn. 7: 473 (1863); — Sarcographa intricans (Nyl.) Müll.Arg., Flora 70: 77 (1887).

T: Fusagasuga, Colombia, alt. 1900 m, 1860, A.Lindig 2579; lecto: H-NYL 7026, fide A.W.Archer, Telopea 10: 599 (2004).

  Thallus pale fawn, thin, smooth, glossy. Ascomata immersed in raised pale fawn circular to oval stromata 1–3 mm wide; lirellae thin, intricately branched, 0.05–0.15 mm wide. Disc black, finely white-pruinose. Proper exciple non-carbonised, pale yellow-brown, complete, thick below. Hymenium 100–120 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, irregularly biseriate, pale brown, (4–) 6-locular, 16–20 × 5–7 µm.
CHEMISTRY: Norstictic acid.
  Corticolous in northern N.T. and eastern Qld; also in Central and South America, Indian Ocean islands, Sri Lanka, Borneo and New Zealand.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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