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Pseudoteratosphaeria perpendicularis

Pseudoteratosphaeria perpendicularis (Crous & M.J. Wingf.) Quaedvl. & Crous, in Quaedvlieg et al., Persoonia 33: 29 (2014).

Mycosphaerella perpendicularis Crous & M.J. Wingf., in Crous et al., Stud. Mycol. 55: 113 (2006).

 Index Fungorum number: IF 500837; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11398, Fig. 1

 Description: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2014); Crous et al. (2006).

Material examined: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2014); Crous et al. (2006).

Fig. 1 Pseudoteratosphaeria perpendicularis (CBS 118367, re-drawn from Crous et al. 2006). a Leaf spot. b, c Asci. d Ascospores. e Germinating ascospore. Scale bars: b–d = 3 µm, e = 5 µm.

Importance and distribution

Pseudoteratosphaeria comprises seven foliicolous species known on Eucalyptus species (Myrtaceae). Pseudoteratosphaeria has been reported from Africa (Northern Provinces), Asia (India) and South America (Brazil, Colombia).



Crous PW, Wingfield MJ, Mansilla JP, Alfenas AC, Groenewald JZ. 2006 – Phylogenetic reassessment of Mycosphaerella spp. and their anamorphs occurring on Eucalyptus. II. Studies in Mycology 55, 99–131.

Quaedvlieg W, Binder M, Groenewald JZ, Summerell BA et al. 2014 – Introducing the consolidated species concept to resolve species in the Teratosphaeriaceae. Persoonia 33, 1–40.


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