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Nothopericoniella perseae-macranthae

Nothopericoniella perseae-macranthae (Hosag. & U. Braun) Videira & Crous, in Videira, Groenewald, Nakashima, Braun, Barreto, de Wit & Crous, Stud. Mycol. 87: 364 (2017)

 Periconiella perseae-macranthae Hosag. & U. Braun, Indian Phytopath. 48(3): 260 (1996) [1995].

Index Fungorum number: IF 822767; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017)

Material examined:  see Videira et al. (2017)



Fig. 1. Nothopericoniella perseae-macranthae (redrawn from Batista et al. 1963, iconotype). a Ascus. b Ascospores. c Mycelium. Scale bar = 10 µm


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Nothopericoniella are pathogenic. They cause disease on host plant.


Industrial relevance and applications

There are currently no industrial applications of Nothopericoniella.


Quarantine significance

No biocontrol use has been reported from Nothopericoniella.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Nothopericoniella is unknown


Diversity of the genus

Nothopericoniella comprises only one species known on living and fading leaves of Persea macrantha (Lauraceae) in India. Broad studies are needed to discover more species of Nothopericoniella.



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