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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).



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

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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