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Phaeophloeosporella ekebergiae

Phaeophloeosporella ekebergiae (Syd. & P. Syd.) Crous & B. Sutton, S. Afr. J. Bot. 63(5): 281 (1997).

Cercosporella ekebergiae Syd. & P. Syd., Annls mycol. 12(3): 267 (1914).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 442667; Facesoffungi number: FoF09792, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous and Sutton (1997); Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Crous and Sutton (1997); Videira et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Phaeophloeosporella ekebergiae (S-holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 3 in Crous and Sutton 1997). a Conidiophores. b Conidia. Scale bar = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Phaeophloeosporella comprises only one species causing leaf spots on Ekebergia sp. (Meliaceae) in South Africa.



Crous PW, Sutton BC. 1997 New cercosporoid fungi from southern Africa. South African Journal of Botany 63, 280–285.

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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