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Pseudopuccinia thermopsidis

Pseudopuccinia thermopsidis (Harkn.) Höhn. [as 'thermopsis'], in Weese, Mitt. bot. Inst. tech. Hochsch. Wien 2(2): 42 (1926).

Stigmina thermopsidis Harkn., Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1(no. 1): 37 (1884).           

Index Fungorum number: IF 280220; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11293

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

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


Importance and distribution

Pseudopuccinia comprises only one species causing leaf spots on Thermopsis californica (Fabaceae) in the United States (California).



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Crous PW, Braun U, Hunter GC, Wingfield MJ et al. 2013a – Phylogenetic lineages in Pseudocercospora. Studies in Mycology 75, 37–114.

Ellis MB. 1976 More dematiaceous hyphomycetes. Commonwealth Mycological Institute, Kew, UK.

Seifert K, Morgan-Jones G, Gams W, Kendrick B. 2011 – The genera of hyphomycetes. CBS Biodiversity Series no. 9: 1–997. CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre, Utrecht, Netherlands.

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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