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Monoblastia palmicola

Monoblastia palmicola Riddle, Mycologia 15(2): 71 (1923).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 395647; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11958, Fig. 1

Description: see Lücking et al. in Hyde et al. (2013).

Material examined: see Lücking et al. in Hyde et al. (2013).

Fig. 1 Asci, ascospore and paraphyses of Monoblastia palmicola (re-drawn from Riddle 1923).

Importance and distribution

Monoblastia is lichenized and comprises twelve species known on bark and trunks of Rhizophora mangle (Rhizophoraceae), Cupressus (Cupressaceae), montane rain-forest, and on limestone. Monoblastia is reported from Asia (Japan), Central America (Costa Rica), Europe (France, French Guiana, New Caledonia), North America (Caribbean, the United States) and Oceania (Papua New Guinea).



Hyde KD, Jones EBG, Liu JK, Ariyawansa H et al. 2013 – Families of Dothideomycetes. Fungal Diversity 63, 1–313.

Riddle LW. 1923 The lichens of the Isle of Pines. Mycologia 15, 68–88.


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