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Cercoseptoria chamaesyces

Cercoseptoria chamaesyces (F. Stevens & Dalbey) Petr., Annls mycol. 23(1/2): 69 (1925).

            Septoriopsis chamaesyces F. Stevens & Dalbey, Mycologia 11(1): 4 (1918) [1919].

            Index Fungorum number: IF 805835; Facesoffungi number: FoF 09770, Fig. 1

Description: see Petrak (1925), Deighton (1976,1987), and Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Petrak (1925), Deighton (1976,1987), and Videira et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Cercoseptoria chamaesyces (re-drawn from Figs. 1, 2 Septoriopsis chamaesyces in Stevens and Dalrey 2017). a Conidiophores and conidiogenous cell. b Conidia.

Importance and distribution

Cercoseptoria comprises 15 species known on several host plants and plant families such as Annonaceae, Asteraceae, Balsaminaceae, Betulaceae, Caryophyllaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Fabaceae, Lamiaceae, Meliaceae, Myrtaceae, Poaceae, Rosaceae and Solanaceae. Cercoseptoria occurs in Africa (Kenya, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Zambia), Asia (India, Pakistan), North America (Canada, Caribbean, the United States) and South America (Venezuela).



Deighton FC. 1976 – Studies on Cercospora and allied genera. VI. Pseudocercospora Speg., Pantospora Cif. and Cercoseptoria Petr. Mycological Papers 140, 1–169.

Deighton FC. 1987 – New species of Pseudocercospora and Mycovellosiella, and new combinations into Pseudocercospora and Phaeoramularia. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 88, 365–391.

Petrak F. 1925 – Mykologische Notizen. VIII. Annales Mycologici 23(1–2), 1–143.

Stevens FL, Dalbey NE. 1919 New or noteworthy Porto Rican fungi. Mycologia 11, 4–9.

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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