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Melioliphila graminicola

Melioliphila graminicola Speg., Boln Acad. nac. Cienc. Córdoba 26(2-4): 344 (1921).

Calonectria graminicola F. Stevens, Bot. Gaz. 65(3): 232 (1918).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 252431; Facesoffungi number: FoF 00198, Fig. 1

Description: see Boonmee et al. (2014).

Material examined: see Boonmee et al. (2014).

Fig. 1 Melioliphila graminicola (Redrawn from Spegazzini 1924 and LPS 1626, spegazzini/eng/001626a). a Substrate. b Basal mycelium. c Ascoma. d Setae. e Ascus. f Ascospores.

Importance and distribution

Melioliphila comprises eleven species known on Bambusa (Poaceae), leaves of (Euphorbiaceae), Atalantia monophylla (Rutaceae), leaves of Clidemia hirta (Melastomaceae), living leaves of (Myrtaceae), Meliola chorleyi (Meliaceae), fronds of Adiantum trapeziforme (Pteridaceae) and on leaf of Marantaceae. Melioliphila is reported from Africa (Cameroon, Uganda), Asia (Vietnam) and South America (Brazil, Paraguay). Melioliphila might comprise many more species.



Boonmee S, Phookamsak R, Hongsanan S, Doilom M et al. 2017 – Mycosphere notes 51–101. Revision of genera in Perisporiopsidaceae and Pseudoperisporiaceae and other Ascomycota genera incertae sedis. Mycosphere 8, 1695–1801.

Boonmee S, Rossman AY, Liu JK, Li WJ et al. 2014 – Tubeufiales, ord. nov., integrating sexual and asexual generic names. Fungal Diversity 68, 239–298.

Rossman AY, Samuels GJ, Rogerson CT, Lowen R. 1999 – Genera of Bionectriaceae, Hypocreaceae and Nectriaceae (Hypocreales, Ascomycetes). Studies in Mycology 42, 1–248.

Rossman AY. 1979 – A preliminary account of the taxa described in Calonectria. Mycotaxon 8, 485–558.

Rossman AY. 1987 – The Tubeufiaceae and similar Loculoascomycetes. Mycological Papers 157, 1–71.

Spegazzini CL.1924 – Algunos honguitos portoriqueños. Boletín de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias Córdoba 26, 335–368.


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