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Ciferriella domingensis

Ciferriella domingensis Petr. & Cif., Annls mycol. 28(5/6): 409 (1930).

            = Pseudocercospora domingensis (Petr. & Cif.) Quaedvl., Verkley & Crous, Stud. Mycol. 75: 335 (2013).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 263446; Facesoffungi number: FoFxxx, Fig. 1

Description: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2013).

Material examined: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2013).



Fig. 1. Ciferriella domingensis (NY No 01048475, holotype; re-drawn from Fig. 15 Pseudocercospora domingensis in Quaedvlieg et al. 2013).  a. Conidia. b. Conidiogenous cells. Scale bars: a, b = 10 μm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Ciferriella are plant pathogenic showing as leaf spots.


Industrial relevance and applications

The industrial applications of Ciferriella has not been investigated.


Quarantine significance

The biocontrol properties of Ciferriella has not been reported.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical application of Ciferriella has not been studied. This warrants further research.


Diversity of the genus

Ciferriella comprises only one species known on Vitex umbrosa (Lamiaceae) in Dominican Republic. The diversity of Ciferriella is still poorly known.  Comprehensive studies are needed to discover more species of Ciferriella.





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