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Perischizon oleifolium

Perischizon oleifolium (Kalchbr. & Cooke) Syd. & P. Syd., Annls mycol. 12(3): 265 (1914).

Dothidea oleifolia Kalchbr. & Cooke [as 'oleafoliae'], Grevillea 9 (no. 49): 31 (1880).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 229143; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12366, Fig. 1

Description: see Inácio and Cannon (2008).

Material examined: see Inácio and Cannon (2008).

Fig. 1 Perischizon oleifolium (K! holotype of Dothidea oleifolia, re-drawn from Figs. 76, 77 in Inácio and Cannon 2008). a Ascoma. b Asci with ascospores. Scale bars: a = 50 μm, b = 20 μm.

Importance and distribution

Perischizon comprises three species known on Araucaria brasiliana (Araucariaceae), Cassine aethiopica (Celastraceae), Elaeodendron croceum (Celastraceae) and Olea capensis (Oleaceae). Perischizon is reported from Africa (Tanzania) and South America (Brazil).



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Wijayawardene NN, Hyde KD, Rajeshkumar KC, Hawksworth DL et al. 2017– Notes for genera: Ascomycota. Fungal Diversity 86, 1–594.


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