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Neopseudocercospora terminaliae

Neopseudocercospora terminaliae Crous, in Crous et al., Persoonia 31: 219 (2013).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 805835; Facesoffungi number: FoFxxx, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2013).

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



Fig. 1. Neopseudocercospora terminaliae (CBS H-21431, holotype; re-drawn from Crous et al. 2013).  a,b. Conidiophores giving rise to conidia. c. Conidia (note some conidia broken, not disarticulating). Scale bars = 10 μm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Neopseudocercospora are plant pathogenic showing as leaf spots.


Industrial relevance and applications

The industrial applications of Neopseudocercospora has not been investigated.


Quarantine significance

The biocontrol properties of Neopseudocercospora has not been reported.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

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


Diversity of the genus

Neopseudocercospora comprises two species known on Terminalia (Combretaceae) in Zambia. Comprehensive studies are needed to discover more species of Neopseudocercospora.







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