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Protostegia eucleae

Protostegia eucleae Kalchbr. & Cooke, Grevillea 9(no. 49): 19 (1880).

Index Fungorum number: IF 170031; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11204, Fig. 1

 Description: see Crous et al. (2015); Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Crous et al. (2015); Videira et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Protostegia eucleae (CPC 23549 = CBS 137232, epitype, redrawn from Crous et al. 2015). a Leaf symptoms. b, c Conidia. d Conidiogenous cells. e Conidia in vitro. Scale bars = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Species of Protostegia are pathogenic showing as leaf spot on the host in South Africa and the United States (Florida).



Crous PW, Carris LM, Giraldo A, Groenewald JZ et al. The Genera of Fungi - fixing the application of the type species of generic names - G 2: Allantophomopsis, Latorua, Macrodiplodiopsis, Macrohilum, Milospium, Protostegia, Pyricularia, Robillarda, Rotula, Septoriella, Torula, and Wojnowicia. IMA Fungus 6, 163–198.

Quaedvlieg W, Verkley GJM, Shin HD, Barreto RW et al. 2013 – Sizing up Septoria. Studies in Mycology 75, 307–390.

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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