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Biharia vangueriae

Biharia vangueriae Thirum. & Mishra, Sydowia 7(1-4): 79 (1953).

            Zasmidium vangueriae (Thirum. & Mishra) Kamal, Cercosporoid Fungi of India (Dehra Dun): 252 (2010).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 805835; Facesoffungi number: FoF09767, Fig. 1

Description: see Thirumalachar and Mishra (1953).

Material examined: see Thirumalachar and Mishra (1953).



Fig. 1. Biharia vangueriae (leg. J.N Mishra, holotype; re-drawn from Thirumalachar and Mishra 1953). a Hypostroma with conidiophores and conidia. b Conidia.


Importance and distribution

Biharia comprises two species known on Cassia fistula (Fabaceae), Cedrela sp. (Meliaceae), Elaeis guineensis (Arecaceae), Eucalyptus torelliana (Myrtaceae), Plumeria acutifolia (Apocynaceae) and Vangueria spinosa (Meliaceae). Biharia has been reported from Africa (Ghana), Asia (India, Malaysia), Papua New Guinea and South America (Venezuela). Molecular data is required for this genus.



Deighton FC. 1979 – Studies on Cercospora and allied genera. VII. New species and re-dispositions. Mycological Papers 144, 1–56.

Kamal 2010 – Cercosporoid Fungi of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.

Thirumalachar MJ, Mishra JN. 1953 – Contribution to the study of fungi of Bihar, India - I. Sydowia 7, 29–83.


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