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Munkiella caa-guazu

Munkiella caa-guazu Speg., Anal. Soc. cient. argent. 19(6): 248 (1885).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 230094; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12102, Fig. 1

Description: see Spegazzini (1885).

Material examined: see Spegazzini (1885).

Fig. 1 Munkiella caa-guazu (LPS, Balansa 3510, holotype, re-drawn from Spegazzini 1885). a Appearance of stroma on host substrate. b Asci with ascospores. c Ascospores.

Importance and distribution

Munkiella comprises only one species known on living leaves of Apocynum (Apocynaceae) in South America (Paraguay).



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