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Exopassalora zambiae

Exopassalora zambiae (Crous & T.A. Cout.) Videira & Crous, in Videira, Groenewald, Nakashima, Braun, Barreto, de Wit & Crous, Stud. Mycol. 87: 380 (2017)

Passalora zambiae Crous & T.A. Cout., in Crous, Groenewald, Mansilla, Hunter & Wingfield, Stud. Mycol. 50(1): 209 (2004)

Index Fungorum number: IF 822757; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017)

Material examined:  see Videira et al. (2017)

 

 

Fig. 1. Exopassalora zambiae (CBS 112971, Crous et al. 2004) a Conidia and conidiogenous cells. b Germinating ascospores. Scale bar = 10 µm. 

 

Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Exopassalora are phytopathogenic and cause leaf spot on various host plant.

 

Industrial relevance and applications

There are currently no industrial applications of Exopassalora.

 

Quarantine significance

No biocontrol agent has been identified from Exopassalora yet. Being pathogenic, Exopassalora may have biocontrol properties. Further studies are needed.

 

Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

No chemical from Exopassalora has been reported yet. Exopassalora may produce important enzymes. Further studies are needed.

 

Diversity of the genus

Exopassalora comprises only one species known on leaves of Eucalyptus globulus (Myrtaceae) in Zambia.  Exopassalora is a poorly studied genus. Comprehensive studies are needed to discover more species of Exopassalora.

 

 

 

Species

Host

Country

Life mode

Reference

  1. Sigarispora arundinis

on culm of Phragmites australis (Poaceae)

JAPAN

Saprobic

Fungal Diversity (2015) 74:199–266

  1. Sigarispora caryophyllacearum 

On unknown plant of Caryophyllaceae family

Russia

Saprobic

Wanas., Bulgakov, E.B.G. Jones & K.D. Hyde (2018)

  1. Sigarispora caulium

on dried aerial spines of Rosa canina L. (Rosaceae)

ITALY

Saprobic

Wanas., Bulgakov, E.B.G. Jones & K.D. Hyde (2018)

  1. Sigarispora junci

on dead aerial stems of Juncus sp. (Juncaceae)

ITALY

Saprobic

Wanas., Bulgakov, E.B.G. Jones & K.D. Hyde (2018)

  1. Sigarispora medicaginicola

On Medicago falcata subsp. romanica (Fabaceae)

(European part, Rostov region

Saprobic

Wanas., Bulgakov, E.B.G. Jones & K.D. Hyde (2018)

  1. Sigarispora rosicola

on twigs of Rosa sp. (Rosaceae)

RUSSIA

Saprobic

Wanas., Bulgakov, E.B.G. Jones & K.D. Hyde (2018)

  1. Sigarispora scrophulariae

on dead stems of Scrophularia donetzica Kotov (the local endemic of Donetsk ridge, possible synonym of Scrophularia rupestris M. Bieb. ex Willd., Scrophulariaceae)

Russia

Saprobic

Wanas., Bulgakov, E.B.G. Jones & K.D. Hyde (2018)

  1. Sigarispora thymi

Thymus pulegioides L. subsp. pannonicus (All.) Kergue´len, Lamiaceae)

Russia

Saprobic

Wanas., Bulgakov, E.B.G. Jones & K.D. Hyde (2018)

  1. Sigarispora caudata

Hirosaki University, Hirosaki, Aomori, on culm of Dactylis glomerata (Poaceae)

JAPAN

 

Thambugala et al., Fungal Diversity: 10.1007/s13225-015-0348-3, [43] (2015)

  1. Sigarispora clavata

Tibet Autonomous Region (30°15'08.02" N, 82°58'27.77" E), on submerged decaying wood

CHINA

 

 

  1. Sigarispora clematidicola

dead aerial branch of Clematis vitalba

Italy

 

in Phukhamsakda et al., Fungal Diversity: 10.1007/s13225-020-00448-4, [53] (2020)

  1. Sigarispora clematidis

Clematis vitalba

UK

 

Phukhams. & K.D. Hyde 2020,

  1. Sigarispora coronillae

on dead and hanging branches of Coronilla emerus L. (Fabaceae)

ITALY

 

Thambugala et al., Fungal Diversity: 10.1007/s13225-015-0348-3, [43] (2015)

  1. Sigarispora montanae

dead stems of Clematis montana

China, Yunnan Province

 

Phukhams., Sue & K.D. Hyde 2020

  1. Sigarispora muriformis 

on dead stem of Helichrysum italicum (Asteraceae)

ITALY

 

Tibpromma et al., Fungal Diversity 83: 37 (2017)

  1. Sigarispora ononidis

dead stem of Ononis spinosa

ITALY

 

Li et al., Fungal Diversity 78: 10.1007/s13225-016-0366-9, [37] (2016)

 

 

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