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Staninwardia breviuscula

Staninwardia breviuscula B. Sutton, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 57(3): 541 (1971).

Index Fungorum number: IF 324016; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11122, ... Fig. 1

Description: see Sutton (1971); Summerell et al. (2006).

Material considered: see Sutton (1971); Summerell et al. (2006).

Fig. 1 Staninwardia breviuscula (IMI 139473, holotype, redrawn from Sutton 1971). a Conidia. b Conidial chains and conidiogenous cells. c Vertical section of acervulus. Scale bars: b = 20 µm, c = 100 µm.

Importance and distribution

Staninwardia sp. has been isolated as an endophyte from coffee plants (Coffea arabica) (Fernandes et al. 2009). Staninwardia comprises two species known on Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae). Staninwardia is known from Africa (Mauritius) and Asia (India, Sri Lanka) (Sutton 1980).



Fernandes M, Costa-Silva T, Pfenning L, Costa-Neto C et al. 2009 Biological activities of the fermentation extract of the endophytic fungus Alternaria alternata isolated from Coffea arabica L. Brazilian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 45, 677–685.

Summerell BA, Groenewald JZ, Carnegie AJ, Summerbell RC, Crous PW. 2006 – Eucalyptus microfungi known from culture. 2. Alysidiella, Fusculina and Phlogicylindrium genera nova, with notes on some other poorly known taxa. Fungal Diversity 23, 323–350.

Sutton BC. 1971 – Staninwardia gen. nov. (Melanconiales) on Eucalyptus. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 57, 539–542.

Sutton BC. 1980 – The Coelomycetes. Fungi imperfecti with pycnidia, acervuli and stromata. Commonwealth Mycological Institute, Kew, pp 1–696.


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