Mycosphaerellales » Mycosphaerellaceae » Ramulispora

Ramulispora andropogonis

Ramulispora andropogonis Miura, Koshurei Agric. Exp. Sta. S. Manchur. Railway Co. Report 11: 43 (1920).

= Gloeocercospora sorghi D.C. Bain & Edgerton ex Deighton, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 57(2): 359 (1971).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 256821; Facesoffungi number: FoF 09800, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2003, 2009); Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Crous et al. (2003, 2009); Videira et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Ramulispora sorghi (CBS 110578; re-drawn from Videira et al. 2017). a–d Conidiophore, conidiogenous cell and conidia in vitro. Scale bars: = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

There are 19 Ramulispora epithets in Index Fungorum (2022), but some species have been transferred to other genera such as Gloeocercospora and Oculimacula. Ramulispora comprises 12 species known on several Poaceae host plants such as Alloteropsis cimicina, Avena sativa, Beckeropsis uniseta, Brachiaria xantholeuca, Cenchrus ciliaris, Digitaria ternate, Elytrigia repens, Lolium multiflorum, Secale cereal and Triticum aestivum. Ramulispora has worldwide distribution.



Crous PW, Groenewald JZ, Gams W. 2003 – Eyespot of cereals revisited: ITS phylogeny reveals new species relationships. European Journal of Plant Pathology 109, 841–850.

Crous PW, Summerell BA, Carnegie AJ, Wingfield MJ. 2009 – Unravelling Mycosphaerella: do you believe in genera? Persoonia 23, 99–118

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.


About Dothideomycetes

The website provides an up-to-date classification and account of all genera of the class Dothideomycetes.

Mushroom Research Foundation


Published by the Mushroom Research Foundation 
Copyright © The copyright belongs to the Mushroom Research Foundation. All Rights Reserved.