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Punctillum hepaticarum

Punctillum hepaticarum (Cooke) Petr. & Syd., Annls mycol. 22(3/6): 363 (1924).

Laestadia hepaticarum Cooke, Grevillea 19(no. 89): 3 (1890).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 266983; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12440, Fig. 1

Description: see Petrak (1924).

Material examined: see Petrak (1924).

Fig. 1 Punctillum hepaticarum (K(M), Colenso 807, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 49 in Petrak 1924). a Section of a leaf affected by hyphae. b Ascospores. Scale bar: b = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Punctillum comprises only one species known on Hepaticae in Oceania (New Zealand).



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