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Nematostoma artemisiae

Nematostoma artemisiae Syd. & P. Syd., Annls mycol. 12(2): 161 (1914).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 249201; Facesoffungi number: FoF 03699, Fig. 1

Description: see Boonmee et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Boonmee et al. (2017).



Fig. 1 Nematostoma artemisiae (re-drawn from Sydow and Sydow 1914). a Appearance of immature ascoma. b Ascoma with long apical setae and ostiole. c Apex of the perithecium from the side. d Asci. e Ascospores.

Importance and distribution

Nematostoma comprises 17 species known on several host plants in Asteraceae, Campanulaceae, Dilleniaceae, Fabaceae, Lamiaceae, Malpighiaceae, Pinaceae, Primulaceae, Solanaceae and Verbenaceae. Nematostoma guianense and N. lantanae have been transferred to Hyalomeliolina and Nematostigma respectively. Nematostoma is reported from Asia (China, India, Japan, Malaysia), Australia, Central America (Costa Rica), Europe (Poland), South America (Brazil, Ecuador) and the United States (Florida, Missouri, Rhode Island).



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