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Dactuliophora tarrii

Dactuliophora tarrii C.L. Leakey, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 47(3): 343 (1964).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 329605; Facesoffungi number: FoF 00513, Fig. 1

Description: see Leakey (1964); Ariyawansa et al. (2015).

Material examined: see Leakey (1964); Ariyawansa et al. (2015).

Fig. 1 Dactuliophora tarrii (holotype, redrawn from Fig 1 and 2 in Leakey 1964). Scale bar = 50 µm.

Importance and distribution

Dactuliophora comprises four species known on Glycine sp. (Fabaceae), Neonotonia wightii (Fabaceae), Pennisetum sp. (Poaceae), Phaseolus sp. (Fabaceae), Sorghum vulgare (Poaceae), Vigna sp. (Fabaceae) and soil. Dactuliophora is reported from Africa (Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe), Asia (India) and South America (Brazil).



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