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Caryosporella rhizophorae

Caryosporella rhizophorae Kohlm., Proc. Indian Acad. Sci., Pl. Sci. 94(2-3): 356 (1985).

Index Fungorum number: IF 105125; Facesoffungi number: FoF 00769, Fig. 1

Description: see Kohlmeyer (1985).

Material examined: see Kohlmeyer (1985).

Fig. 1 Caryosporella rhizophorae (NY, holotype, re-drawn from Figs. 12, 13 in Kohlmeyer 1985). a Ascus with ascospores. b Ascospores. Scale bars: a = 20 μm, b = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Caryosporella comprises only one species known on submerged dead wood of Rhizophora mangle (Rhizophoraceae) in Central America (Belize).



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Barr ME. 1987b – Prodromus to Class Loculoascomycetes. Amherst, MA: Newell Inc., 168.

Kohlmeyer J. 1985 – Caryosporella rhizophorae gen. et sp. nov. (Massariaceae), a marine Ascomycete from Rhizophora mangle. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy 94, 355–361.


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