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Nothopassalora personata

Nothopassalora personata (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) U. Braun, C. Nakash., Videira & Crous, in Videira et al., Stud. Mycol. 87: 333 (2017).

  Cladosporium personatum Berk. & M.A. Curtis, in Berkeley, Grevillea 3(no. 27): 106 (1875).

 Index Fungorum number: IF 822766; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11181, Fig. 1

 Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

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

Fig. 1 Nothopassalora personata (CPC 19466, re-drawn from Frank et al. 2010). a Leaf spot symptom on the host. b Conidiophores and conidiogenous cells. c Conidia. d Conidiophore and conidiogenous cell in culture. e Partial conidiophore and conidiogenous cell in culture. f Single conidia. Scale bars: = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Nothopassalora comprises only one species known on Arachis hypogaea (Fabaceae) in the United States (South Carolina). It causes major foliar diseases which shows as a leaf spot (Jenkins 1938, Kokalis-Burelle et al. 1997).



Jenkins AE, Krug HP, Cash EK. 1941 New or little-known Ascomycetes collected in Sao Paulo in 1936. Mycologia 33, 390–404.

Kokalis-Burelle N, Porter DM, Rodriguez-Kabana R, Smith DH, Subrahmanyam P. 1997 – Compendium of Peanut Diseases. 2nd ed. APS Press, St. Paul, MN.

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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