Mycosphaerellales » Mycosphaerellaceae » Clarohilum

Clarohilum henningsii

Clarohilum henningsii (Allesch.) Videira & Crous, in Videira et al., Stud. Mycol. 87: 334 (2017).

Cercospora henningsii Allesch., in Hennings, in Engler, Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas Nachbarg., Teil C: 35 (1895).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 822748; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11140, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

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

Fig. 1 Clarohilum henningsii (CPC 17314, holotype; re-drawn from Videira et al. 2017). a–c Observations in vivo. a, b Conidiophores and conidiogenous cells. c Single conidia. d–i Observations in vitro. d–h Partial conidiophore, conidiogenous cell and conidia. i Single conidia. Drawings of the sexual morph (see Crous and Braun 2003). Scale bars: = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Clarohilum comprises only one species producing leaf spots on Manihot spp. (Euphorbiaceae). Clarohilum is widely distributed in tropical areas such as Africa (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Asia (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China), Caribbean (Barbados), Oceania (Australia, Democratic Republic of the Cook Islands) and South America (Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia).

 

References

 

Crous P, Braun U. 2003 – Mycosphaerella and allied anamorphs: 1. Names published in Cercospora and Passalora. https://www.cabdirect.org/cabdirect/abstract/20053068020

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.simyco.2017.09.003

 

About Dothideomycetes

The website Dothideomycetes.org provides an up-to-date classification and account of all genera of the class Dothideomycetes.

Mushroom Research Foundation

Contact



Published by the Mushroom Research Foundation 
Copyright © The copyright belongs to the Mushroom Research Foundation. All Rights Reserved.