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Alina jasmini

Alina jasmini Racib., Bull. int. Acad. Sci. Lett. Cracovie, Cl. sci. math. nat. Sér. B, sci. nat. 3: 375 (1909)

 Index Fungorum number: IF 205013; Facesoffungi number: FoF 03662, Fig.1

 Description: see Boonmee et al. (2017).

Material examined:  INDONESIA, Java, Djasinga, on living leaves of Jasminum sp. (Oleaceae), 1900, M. Raciborski (K (M) 177969 = IMI 214481, ex-isotype).



Fig. 1 Alina jasmini ((K (M) 177969 = IMI 214481, ex-isotype) a Herbarium label. b Squash mount of ascomata. c Mycelia. d–f Asci. g–j Ascospores. Scale bars: b, c = 20 µm, d–f = 10 µm, g–j = 5 µm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Alina are saprobic and are involved in nutrient recycling in the ecosystem.


Industrial relevance and applications

There are currently no industrial applications of Alina.


Quarantine significance

No disease has been reported from Alina.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Alina is unknown.


Diversity of the genus

Alina comprises only one species and was found on Jasminum sp. in Indonesia.  More species can be discovered in future studies.



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