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Ceratosperma theobromae

Ceratosperma theobromae (Faber) Speg., Physis, Rev. Soc. Arg. Cienc. Nat. 4(no. 17): 284 (1918).

Ceratocarpia theobromae Faber, Arbeiten Kaiserl. Biol. Anst. Ld.- u. Forstw. 7: 220 (1909).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 431556; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11246

Description: see Videira et al. (2017) and Wijayawardene et al. (2018).

Material examined: see Videira et al. (2017) and Wijayawardene et al. (2018).


Importance and distribution

Ceratosperma comprises only one species associated with leaf spot on Theobroma cacao (Malvaceae) in Africa (Cameroon).



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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