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Uwebraunia juvenis

Uwebraunia juvenis Crous & M.J. Wingf., Mycologia 88(3): 446 (1996).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 415549; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11115, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous and Wingfield (1996); Li et al. (2012).

Material examined: see Crous and Wingfield (1996); Li et al. (2012).

Fig. 1 Mycosphaerella juvenis and its asexual morph, Uwebraunia juvenis (Redrawn from Figs. 8–10 in Crous and Wingfield 1996). a Leaf symptoms on the abaxial surface of Eucalyptus leaves. b Asci and ascospores. c Germinating ascospores after 24 h on MEA. d Conidia and conidiophores in culture. Scale bar = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Uwebraunia comprises six species known on Cupressaceae, Musaceae, Myrtaceae, Proteaceae and Rosaceae. Uwebraunia has been reported from Asia (India, Indonesia), Australia, Europe (Netherlands, Spain), South Africa and the United States (North Carolina, Ohio, Wisconsin). Uwebraunia species are pathogenic and cause leaf spot diseases on trees and fly speck diseases on fruits (Li et al. 2012).




Crous PW, Groenewald JZ, Mansilla JP. 2004b – Phylogenetic reassessment of Mycosphaerella spp. and their anamorphs occurring on Eucalyptus. Studies in Mycology 50, 195–214.

Crous PW, Groenewald JZ, Summerell BA, Wingfield BD, Wingfield MJ. 2009 – Co-occurring species of Teratosphaeria on Eucalyptus. Persoonia 22, 38–48.

Crous PW, Wingfield MJ. 1996 – Species of Mycosphaerella and Their Anamorphs Associated with Leaf Blotch Disease of Eucalyptus in South Africa. Mycologia 88, 441–458.

Li HY, Sun GY, Zhai XR, Batzer JC et al. 2012 – Dissoconiaceae associated with sooty blotch and flyspeck on fruits in China and the United States. Persoonia 28, 113–125.

Seifert K, Morgan-Jones G, Gams W, Kendrick B. 2011 – The genera of hyphomycetes. CBS Biodiversity Series 9, 1–997.


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