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Rosisphaerella rosicola


Rosisphaerella rosicola (Pass.) U. Braun, C. Nakash., Videira & Crous, in Videira et al., Stud. Mycol. 87: 350 (2017).

 Index Fungorum number: IF 822800; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11215, Fig. 1

 Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

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

            Fig. 1 Rosisphaerella rosicola (CPC 12548; re-drawn from Videira et al. 2017). a Leaf spot symptom on the host. b, c Conidiophores and conidiogenous cells. d Conidia. e Partial conidiophore, conidiogenous cells and conidia. f Conidia. Scale bars = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Rosisphaerella comprises one species pathogenic on Rosa sp. (Rosaceae) in Europe (Italy).



Davis BH. 1938 – The Cercospora leaf spot of rose caused by Mycosphaerella rosicola. Mycologia 30, 282–298.

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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