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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 lindigiana Müll.Arg.

Flora 65: 383 (1882)

T: Villeta, Nova Granata [Colombia], 1860, A.Lindig 2728; holo: G.

Phaeographis pseudomelana Müll.Arg., Bull. Herb. Boissier 3: 321 (1895). T: Qld, locality unknown, 1893, J.Shirley 1838; holo: G.

  Thallus pale fawn, thin, smooth, glossy. Ascomata conspicuous, scattered, sessile, open, straight, curved or sinuous, often branched, terminally acute, with a thin thalline margin, 2–4 (–6) mm long, 0.15–0.25 mm wide. Disc black, white-pruinose. Proper exciple apically carbonised. Hymenium 100–125 µm thick, inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, overlapping-uniseriate, pale brown, 4-locular, 17–20 × 6–8 µm.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  A corticolous species in eastern Qld, N.S.W., Vic. and Tas.; also in Colombia and Brazil.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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