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Cercosporina asparagicola

Cercosporina asparagicola Speg., Anal. Mus. nac. B. Aires, Ser. 3 13: 424 (1910) [1911].

            Index Fungorum number: IF 236301; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11249        Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

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


Fig. 1 Cercosporina spp. (re-drawn from Fig. 59 in Spegazzini 1911). a Leaf spot on host. b, c Conidiophores. d Conidia.


Importance and distribution

Cercosporina comprises five species known on dead stems of Anethum graveolens (Apiaceae), leaves of Coffea (Rubiaceae) and leaves of Salvia hierosolymitana (Lamiaceae). Cercosporina is reported from Asia (Palestine) and North America (Caribbean and the United States).



Spegazzini CL. 1911 – Mycetes Argentinenses. Series V. Anales Museo Nacional de Historia Natural Buenos Aires 3, 446.

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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