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Ciferriella domingensis

Ciferriella domingensis Petr. & Cif., Annls mycol. 28(5/6): 409 (1930).

            = Pseudocercospora domingensis (Petr. & Cif.) Quaedvl., Verkley & Crous, Stud. Mycol. 75: 335 (2013).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 263446; Facesoffungi number: FoF 09774, Fig. 1

Description: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2013).

Material examined: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2013).

Fig. 1 Ciferriella domingensis (NY 01048475, holotype; re-drawn from Fig. 15 Pseudocercospora domingensis in Quaedvlieg et al. 2013). a Conidia. b Conidiogenous cells. Scale bars: a, b = 10 μm.

 Importance and distribution

Ciferriella comprises only one species causing leaf spots on Vitex umbrosa (Lamiaceae) in Caribbean (Dominican Republic).



Crous PW, Braun U, Hunter GC, Wingfield MJ et al. 2013 – Phylogenetic lineages in Pseudocercospora. Studies in Mycology 75, 37–114.

Crous PW, Braun U. 2003 – Mycosphaerella and its anamorphs: 1. Names published in Cercospora and Passalora. CBS Biodiversity Series No. 1. Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Quaedvlieg W, Verkley GJM, Shin HD, Barreto RW et al. 2013 – Sizing up Septoria. Studies in Mycology 75, 307–390.

Sutton BC. 1980 – The Coelomycetes: Fungi imperfecti with pycnidia, acervular and stromata. Commonwealth Mycological Institute, Kew, Surrey, England.


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