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Oedothea vismiae

Oedothea vismiae Syd., Annls mycol. 28(1/2): 203 (1930).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 281918; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11281, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

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

Fig. 1 Oedothea vismiae (NY 00945740, re-drawn from Fig. 60 in Videira et al. 2017). a Leaf spot symptoms on the host. b Conidiophores and conidia. c Conidia. Scale bars = 10 μm.


Importance and distribution

Oedothea comprises only one species pathogenic on leaves of Vismia hamanii (Hypericaceae) in South America (Venezuela).



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.

Sydow H. 1930 – Fungi venezuelani. Annales Mycologici 28(1–2), 29–224.



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