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Denticularia modesta

Denticularia modesta (Syd.) Deighton, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 59(3): 422 (1972).

Cladosporium modestum Syd., Annls mycol. 37(3): 252 (1939).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 312857; Facesoffungi number: FoF11254, Fig. 1

Description: see Deighton (1972); Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Deighton (1972); Videira et al. (2017).


Fig. 1 Denticularia modesta (IMI 46271, holotype; re-drawn from Deighton 1972). a Section through conidiophore fascicle. b Long conidiophore. c Conidiophore. d Conidia. Scale bars = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Denticularia comprises seven species causing leaf spots on five host plants and plant families namely Anacardiaceae, Asteracaeae, Euphorbiaceae, Fagaceae and Moraceae. Denticularia is reported from Africa (Sierra Leone), Asia (Japan, Sri Lanka) and the United States (Wisconsin).


Deighton FC. 1972 – Four leaf-spotting hyphomycetes from Africa. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 59, 419–427.




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