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Distomycovellosiella brachycarpa

Distomycovellosiella brachycarpa (Syd.) U. Braun, C. Nakash., Videira & Crous, in Videira et al., Stud. Mycol. 87: 330 (2017).

  Cercospora brachycarpa Syd., Annls mycol. 28(1/2): 207 (1930).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 822756; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11147, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

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

Fig. 1 Distomycovellosiella brachycarpa (CPC 18381; re-drawn from Videira et al. 2017). a Leaf spot symptom on host. b Catenate and single conidia. c Conidiophores synnematous-like, conidiogenous cells and conidia. df Conidiophores, conidiogenous cells and conidia. Scale bars = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Distomycovellosiella comprises only one species causing leaf spots on several host plants within the Solanaceae. Distomycovellosiella has been reported from Africa, Asia (China, India), Europe (England), New Zealand and South America (Brazil, Venezuela).


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