Capnodiales » Mycosphaerellaceae » Jahniella

Jahniella bohemica

Jahniella bohemica Petr., Annls mycol. 18(4/6): 123 (1921) [1920].

            Index Fungorum number: IF 228384; Facesoffungi number: FoFxxx, Fig. 1

Description: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2013); Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2013); Videira et al. (2017).



Fig. 1. Jahniella bohemica (redrawn from Sutton 1980).  a, b. Conidia and conidiogenous cells of Jahniella bohemica. Scale bar = 10 μm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Jahniella are saprobic or plant pathogenic. As saprobes, they play a role in nutrient recycling in the ecosystem. As pathogen, they can cause disease on host plant.


Industrial relevance and applications

The industrial applications of Jahniella has not been investigated.


Quarantine significance

The biocontrol properties of Jahniella has not been reported.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical application of Jahniella has not been studied. This warrants further studies.


Diversity of the genus

Jahniella comprises only one species known on Scrophularia nodosa (Scrophulariaceae) in Czech Republic and Czechoslovakia. The diversity of Jahniella is poorly studied. Numerous new taxa remain to be described.





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