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Neoovularia nomuriana

Neoovularia nomuriana (Sacc.) U. Braun, Nova Hedwigia 54(3-4): 474 (1992).

Tuberculina nomuriana Sacc., in Nomura, Atti Ist. bot. R. Univ. Pavia, 2 Sér. 9: 38 (1904).  

Index Fungorum number: IF 359220; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11279, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2016, 2017).

Material examined: see Videira et al. (2016, 2017).

Fig. 1 Neoovularia nomuriana (M-0177907, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 27 in Videira et al. 2016). a Leaf spot lesion on the host. b Conidiophores and conidia. c Conidia. Scale bars = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Neoovularia species are associated with leaf spot. Neoovularia comprises three species known on leaves of Astragalus sinicus (Fabaceae), Telekia speciosa (Asteraceae) and Sidalcea oregana (Malvaceae). Neoovularia is reported from Asia (Japan and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)) and the United States (Nevada).



Videira SIR, Groenewald JZ, Braun U, Shin HD, Crous PW. 2016 – All that glitters is not Ramularia. Studies in Mycology 83, 49–163.

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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