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Eriocercosporella indica

Eriocercosporella indica R. Kumar, A.N. Rai & Kamal ex U. Braun, Monogr. Cercosporella, Ramularia Allied Genera (Phytopath. Hyphom.) 2: 398 (1998).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 444873; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11258, Fig. 1

Description: see Braun (1998); Braun et al. (2013); Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Braun (1998); Braun et al. (2013); Videira et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Eriocercosporella indica (IMI 302747, re-drawn from Fig. 57 in Videira et al. 2017). a Leaf spot symptoms on the host. b–e Conidiophores and conidia. f Conidia. Scale bars = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Species of Eriocercosporella are associated with leaf spot. Eriocercosporella comprises two species known on Marsdenia roylei (Apocynaceae) in Asia (India) and Vitis sp. (Vitaceae) in Asia (Japan). New collections of Eriocercosporella are needed for molecular data.




Braun U, Nakashima C, Crous PW. 2013 – Cercosporoid fungi (Mycosphaerellaceae) 1. Species on other fungi, Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. IMA Fungus 4, 265–345.

Braun U. 1998 – A monograph of Cercosporella, Ramularia and allied genera (phytopathogenic hyphomycetes): Vol. 1. IHW-Verlag, Eching, Munich, Germany.

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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