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Pleuropassalora armatae

Pleuropassalora armatae (Crous & A.R. Wood) U. Braun, C. Nakash., Videira & Crous, in Videira et al., Stud. Mycol. 87: 307 (2017).

            Passalora armatae Crous & A.R. Wood, in Crous et al., Stud. Mycol. 64: 35 (2009).

 Index Fungorum number: IF 822777; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11200, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

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

Fig. 1 Pleuropassalora armatae (Passalora armatae, CBS H-20337 holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 6 in Crous et al. 2009). a Sporulation on MEA. b Conidiogenous cells giving rise to conidia. c Conidia. Scale bars = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Pleuropassalora comprises only one species causing leaf spots on Dalbergia armata (Fabaceae) in South Africa.



Crous PW, Schoch CL, Hyde KD, Wood AR et al. 2009 – Phylogenetic lineages in the Capnodiales. Studies in Mycology 64, 17–47.

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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