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Neopenidiella nectandrae

Neopenidiella nectandrae (Crous, U. Braun & R.F. Castañeda) Quaedvl. & Crous, in Quaedvlieg et al., Persoonia 33: 22 (2014).

 Penidiella nectandrae Crous, U. Braun & R.F. Castañeda, in Crous, Braun & Groenewald, Stud. Mycol. 58: 20 (2007).

           Index Fungorum number: IF 807779; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11175, Fig. 1

Description: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2014); Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2014); Videira et al. (2017).


Fig. 1 Neopenidiella nectandrae (redrawn from Crous et al. 2007). a Conidiophores. b Ramoconidia. c Secondary conidia. Scale bars = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Neopenidiella comprises only one species causing leaf spots on Nectandra coriacea (Lauraceae) in Caribbean (Cuba).



Crous P, Braun U, Groenewald JZ. 2007 Mycosphaerella is polyphyletic. Studies in Mycology 58, 1–32.

Quaedvlieg W, Binder M, Groenewald JZ, Summerell BA et al. 2014 – Introducing the consolidated species concept to resolve species in the Teratosphaeriaceae. Persoonia 33, 1– 40.

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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