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Annellophora solani

Annellophora solani (Syd.) S. Hughes, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 34(4): 544 (1952) [1951].

            Chaetotrichum solani Syd., Annls mycol. 25(1/2): 150 (1927).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 292552; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11240, Fig. 1

Description: see Hughes (1951); Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Hughes (1951); Videira et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Conidiophores, conidiogenous cells and conidia of Annellophora solani (re-drawn from Hughes 1951). Scale bar = × 500.

Importance and distribution

There are 14 Annellophora epithets in Index Fungorum (2022), but A. appendiculata and A. indica have been transferred to Repetophragma and Teratosperma, respectively. Annellophora comprises eleven species. Annellophora has been reported from several host plant families including Araceae, Arecaceae, Asteraceae, Gentianaceae, Malvaceae, Myrtaceae, Phyllanthaceae, Poaceae, Rosaceae, Rubiaceae, Rutaceae and Solanaceae. The genus is known from Africa (Ghana, Sierra Leone), Australia (New Guinea), Central America (Costa Rica), Asia (India, Indonesia, Malaysia), South America (Ecuador) and the United States (Texas).



Hughes S. 1951 – Studies on microfungi III. Mastigosporium, Camposporium and Ceratophorum. Mycological Papers 36, 1–45.

Seifert KA, Morgan-Jones G, Gams W, Kendrick B. 2011 – The Genera of Hyphomycetes. Biodiversity Series 9, Utrecht. CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre.

Videira SIR, Groenewald JZ, Nakashima C, Braun U, Barreto RW, de Wit PJGM, Crous PW. 2017 – Mycosphaerellaceae - Chaos or clarity? Studies in Mycology 87, 257–421.


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