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Rosenscheldia paraguaya

Rosenscheldia paraguaya Speg., Anal. Soc. cient. argent. 19(6): 250 (1885).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 155511; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12458, Fig. 1

Description: see Spegazzini (1885).

Material examined: see Spegazzini (1885).

Fig. 1 Rosenscheldia paraguaya (holotype, VIC 42821, re-drawn from Fig. 1 in Custódio et al. 2018). a Section through a multiloculate stroma. b Bitunicate ascus. c Fusiform ascospores. Scale bars: a = 100 μm, b, c = 10 μm

Importance and distribution

Rosenscheldia comprises four species known on Aster junciformis (Asteraceae), Helianthus divaricatus (Asteraceae), Lantana camara (Verbenaceae), Lycopus sp. (Lamiaceae), Olea capensis (Oleaceae), Protium warmingianum (Burseraceae), Prunella vulgaris (Lamiaceae) and Prunus vulgaris (Lamiaceae). Rosenscheldia is reported from Asia (Japan, Russia), Europe (Georgia, Sweden, United Kingdom), South Africa, South America (Brazil) and the United States (Mississippi, North Carolina, Wisconsin).



Custódio F, Firmino A, Pereira O 2018 A new species of Rosenscheldia (Dothideomycetes) from Brazil. Forest Pathology 49.

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Spegazzini CL. 1885 Fungi Guaranitici. Pugillus 1. Anales de la Sociedad Científica Argentina 19, 241265.

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