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Micronectriella pterocarpi

Micronectriella pterocarpi (Racib.) Höhn., Sber. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math. - naturw. Kl., Abt. 1 115: 1194 (1906).

            ≡ Micronectria pterocarpi Racib., Parasit. Alg. Pilze Java's (Jakarta) 3: 21 (1900).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 121232; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11278, Fig. 1

Description: see Arx and Müller (1975); Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Arx and Müller (1975); Videira et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Micronectriella agropyri (IMI 102469, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 2 in Apinis and Chesters 1964). a Perithecium with protruding asci. b Section of peridium. c Ascospores. d Asci. Scale bars a, d = 20 μm, b = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Micronectriella is associated with leaf spots. Two species are known on leaves of Pterocarpus indicus (Fabaceae) and Agropyron pungens (Poaceae). Micronectriella is reported from Asia (Java) and Europe (the United Kingdom).




Apinis AE, Chesters CCG. 1964 Ascomycetes of some salt marshes and sand dunes. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 47 ,419–435.

Quaedvlieg W, Verkley GJM, Shin HD, Barreto RW et al. 2013 – Sizing up Septoria. Studies in Mycology 75, 307–390.

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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