Camptomeriphila leucaenae Crous & M.J. Wingf., in Crous et al., Persoonia 37: 335 (2016).
Index Fungorum number: IF 819084; Facesoffungi number: FoFxxx, Fig. 1
Description: see Crous et al. (2016).
Material examined: see Crous et al. (2016).
Fig. 1. Camptomeriphila leucaenae (CBS H-22884, holotype; re-drawn from Crous et al. 2016). a–c. conidiophores and conidia d. Conidia. Scale bars = 10 μm.
Importance and role
Importance of genus to ecosystem
Species of Camptomeriphila are saprobic or pathogenic on host. As saprobes, they help in nutrient recycling in the ecosystem. As pathogen, they may cause disease on host plant.
Industrial relevance and applications
The industrial applications of Camptomeriphila has not been investigated.
The biocontrol properties of Camptomeriphila has not been reported.
Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications
The chemical application of Camptomeriphila has not been studied. This warrants further studies.
Diversity of the genus
Camptomeriphila comprises only one species known on leaves of Leucaena leucocephala (Fabaceae) in Sabah, Malaysia. Comprehensive studies are likely to discover more species of Camptomeriphila.
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