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Xenoconiothyrium catenatum

Xenoconiothyrium catenatum Crous & Marinc. [as 'catenata'], in Crous et al., Persoonia 27: 42 (2011).

Index Fungorum number: IF 584841; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11408, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2011).

Material examined: see Crous et al. (2011).


Fig. 1 Xenoconiothyrium catenatum (redrawn from Crous et al. 2011). a Conidiogenous cells and developing conidia. b Immature conidia as a chain. c Solitary conidia. d Mature 1-septate conidia with basal or apical attachment. Scale bars:  = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Xenoconiothyrium comprises only one species known on litter of twigs of Protea laurifolia (Proteaceae) in South Africa.



Crous PW, Summerell BA, Swart L, Denman S et al. 2011– Fungal pathogens of Proteaceae. Persoonia 27, 20–45.


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