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Westea banksiae

Westea banksiae H.J. Swart, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 91(3): 456 (1988).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 134627; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12528, Fig. 1

Description: see Swart (1988).

Material examined: see Swart (1988).

Fig. 1 Westea banksiae (DAR 24949, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 4 in Swart 1988). a Asci and different states of ascospores. b Ascospores. Scale bar: a, b = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Westea comprises only one species known on leaves of Banksia integrifolia (Proteaceae) in Australia (Victoria).



Swart HJ. 1988 – Australian leaf-inhabiting fungi XXIX. Some ascomycetes on Banksia. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 91, 453–465.


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