A new, locally common Graphis (Graphidaceae) species from southern Brazil

Márcia Isabel KÄFFER, Suzana Maria de Azevedo MARTINS, Marcela Eugenia da Silva CÁCERES & André APTROOT

en Cryptogamie, Mycologie 35 (3) - Pages 233-237

Published on 26 September 2014

The new lichen species Graphis obtectostriata is described from Rio Grande do Sul in southern Brazil. It is characterized by lirellae that are almost totally covered by thallus, but are striate underneath, and long, transversely septate ascospores. All species so far known with similar ascomata, the so-called consanguinea-morph, have muriform ascospores.

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