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Xenoteratosphaeria jonkershoekensis

Xenoteratosphaeria jonkershoekensis (P.S. van Wyk, Marasas & Knox-Dav.) Quaedvl. & Crous, in Quaedvlieg et al., Persoonia 33: 34 (2014).

 = Mycosphaerella jonkershoekensis P.S. van Wyk, Marasas & Knox-Dav., Jl S. Afr. Bot. 41(4): 234 (1975).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 807848; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11411, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2008); Quaedvlieg et al. (2014).

Material examined: see Crous et al. (2008); Quaedvlieg et al. (2014).

Fig. 1 Xenoteratosphaeria jonkershoekensis (CBS 122897, re-drawn from Fig. 10 Teratosphaeria jonkershoekensis in Crous et al. 2008). a Asci. b Ascospores. Scale bars: a, b = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution          

Xenoteratosphaeria comprises only one species known on leaves of Protea repens (Proteaceae) in South Africa.



Crous PW, Groenewald JZ, Summerell BA et al. 2009 – Co-occurring species of Teratosphaeria on Eucalyptus. Persoonia 22, 38–48.

Crous PW, Summerell BA, Mostert L, Groenewald JZ. 2008 – Host specificity and speciation of Mycosphaerella and Teratosphaeria species associated with leaf spots of Proteaceae. Persoonia 20, 59–86.

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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