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Pseudovularia trifolii

Pseudovularia trifolii Speg., Anal. Mus. nac. B. Aires, Ser. 3 13: 418 (1910) [1911].

            Index Fungorum number: IF 229551; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11295, Fig. 1

Description: see Deighton (1972); Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Deighton (1972); Videira et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Pseudovularia trifolii (LPS 12946, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 36 in Spegazzini 1911). a Hypophyllous fruiting bodies on leaf. b, c Conidiophores (arrow shows loci). d Conidia (arrow shows hilum).

Importance and distribution

Pseudovularia comprises only one species forming leaf spots on Trifolium pretense (Fabaceae) in South America (Argentina).



Deighton FC. 1972 – Ramulariopsis Speg., Pseudovularia Speg., Didymariopsis Speg. and Ramularia holci-lanati (Cav.) Lindau. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 59, 185–191.

Spegazzini C. 1910 Mycetes Argentinenses (Series V). Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural Buenos Aires 20, 329–467.

Braun U. 1998 – A monograph of Cercosporella, Ramularia and allied genera (phytopathogenic hyphomycetes): Vol. 1. IHW-Verlag, Eching, Munich, Germany.

Videira SIR, Groenewald JZ, Braun U, Shin HD, Crous PW. 2016 – All that glitters is not Ramularia. Studies in Mycology 83, 49–163.

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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