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Cercodeuterospora trichophila

Cercodeuterospora trichophila Curzi, Boll. R. Staz. Patalog. Veget. Roma 12: 151 (1932).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 280599; Facesoffungi number: FoF 03699, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Videira et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Cercodeuterospora trichophila (CBS 114275; re-drawn from Mycovellosiella cajani Fig. 6 in Videira et al. 2017). a Leaf spot symptom on the host. b, df Conidiophores, conidiogenous cells and conidia. g, h Conidia. Scale bars = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Cercodeuterospora comprises only one species producing a leaf spot on Cajanus indicus (Fabaceae) in Africa (Somalia).



Curzi M. 1932 – De fungis et morbis africanis. I. De quibusdam hyphomycetibus parasitis Somalie. Bolletino della Stazione di Patologia Vegetale di Roma 12, 149–168.

Deighton FC. 1974 Studies on Cercospora and allied genera. V. Mycovellosiella Rangel, and a new species of Ramulariopsis. Mycological Papers 137, 1–75.

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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