Annellophragmia coonoorensis (Subram.) Subram., Proc. Indian natn Sci. Acad., Part B. Biol. Sci. 58: 349 (1963).
≡ Arthrobotryum coonoorense Subram., Proc. Indian natn Sci. Acad., Part B. Biol. Sci. 42: 285 (1955).
Index Fungorum number: IF 326229; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1
Description: see Videira et al. (2017).
Material examined: see Videira et al. (2017).
Fig. 1. Annellophragmia betulaeae (re-drawn from Thakur et al. 2014). Mycelium, conidiophores and conidia from type collection (Herb. IMI 8654); × 500.
Importance and role
Importance of genus to ecosystem
Species of Annellophragmia are saprobic and play a role in nutrient recycling in the environment.
Industrial relevance and applications
The industrial applications of Annellophragmia has not been investigated.
The biocontrol properties of Annellophragmia has not been studied.
Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications
No chemical has been reported from Annellophragmia. Annellophragmia may produce important enzymes and toxins. Fresh cultures are needed for further studies.
Diversity of the genus
Annellophragmia comprises only one species known on Thysanolaena (Poaceae). Annellophragmia seems to be host specific but further studies are needed for confirm this.
Annellophragmia has been reported mainly from China, India and Myanmar. Comprehensive studies are needed to describe more taxa of Annellophragmia.