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Exopassalora zambiae

Exopassalora zambiae (Crous & T.A. Cout.) Videira & Crous, in Videira et al., Stud. Mycol. 87: 380 (2017).

Passalora zambiae Crous & T.A. Cout., in Crous et al., Stud. Mycol. 50(1): 209 (2004).

Index Fungorum number: IF 822757; Facesoffungi number: FoF 09676 , Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

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


Fig. 1 Exopassalora zambiae (CBS 112971, Crous et al. 2004). a Conidia and conidiogenous cells. b Germinating ascospores. Scale bar = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Exopassalora comprises only one species causing a leaf spot of Eucalyptus globulus (Myrtaceae) in Africa (Zambia).




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.

Crous PW, Groenewald JZ, Mansilla JP. 2004b – Phylogenetic reassessment of Mycosphaerella spp. and their anamorphs occurring on Eucalyptus. Studies in Mycology 50, 195–214.


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