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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 tuberculifera A.W.Archer

Telopea 9: 675 (2001)

T: Tozers Gap, Iron Range Natl Park, 29 km SW of Cape Weymouth, Qld, 12 Oct. 1995, H.Streimann 56404; holo: CANB.

  Thallus pale greenish brown, 0.5–2.0 mm thick, dull, conspicuously tuberculate. Ascomata inconspicuous, black, scattered, immersed, slightly open, straight, curved, sinuous or branched, 1–2 mm long, 0.05–0.10 mm wide, with a thin white thalline margin. Proper exciple lacking. Hymenium 100–120 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, uniseriate, cylindrical with rounded ends, pale brown, 4-locular, 10–12 × 4–5 µm.
CHEMISTRY: No lichen compounds detected.
  This very rare, endemic, saxicolous species is known only from the type locality in north-eastern Qld.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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