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Phaeographis wilsonii (A.W.Archer) A.W.Archer

Telopea 11: 76(2005)

Phaeographina wilsonii A.W.Archer, Telopea 9: 343 (2001).

T: Upper Coomera, Qld, [c. 1890], F.R.M.Wilson s.n.; holo: NSW 439104.

  Thallus pale greenish brown, thin, smooth, glossy. Ascomata conspicuous, scattered, black, sessile, straight, curved or sinuous, often branched, with a conspicuous thalline margin, 1–5 mm long, 0.3–0.5 mm wide; lips closed. Proper exciple thin, completely carbonised, becoming white-pruinose, very thin at the base. Hymenium 100–130 µm thick, not inspersed. Ascospores 8 per ascus, pale brown, muriform, 8–11 × 2–5-locular, 36–53 × 15–22 µm.
CHEMISTRY: Stictic acid.
  A very rare, endemic, corticolous species in south-eastern Qld; this lichen has not been collected since c. 1890.  
  Archer (2009a)  

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