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Plagiostromella pleurostoma

Plagiostromella pleurostoma Höhn., Sber. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math. -naturw. Kl., Abt. 1 126(4-5): 372 (1917).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 431975; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12414, Fig. 1

Description: see Bose and Müller (1978).

Material examined: see Bose and Müller (1978).

Fig. 1 Plagiostromella pleurostoma (FH! holotype). a Stroma seen from outside, with two ascomata connected by a common papilla. b Three ascospores, the first in section. Scale bars: a = ×50, b = ×1000.

Importance and distribution

Plagiostromella comprises four species known on bark of Berberis aristata (Berberidaceae), Leptodermis lanceolata (Rubiaceae), Sapindus (Sapindaceae) and Pentapanax parasiticus (Araliaceae). Plagiostromella is reported from Asia (India and Japan).



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