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Stenospora uredinicola

Stenospora uredinicola Deighton, Mycol. Pap. 118: 23 (1969).

           Index Fungorum number: IF 339668; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11312, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

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

Fig. 1 Conidiophores with conidia of Stenospora uredinicola (IMI 48655b, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 13 in Deighton 1969). Scale bar = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Stenospora comprises only one species known on Puccinia kraussiana (Pucciniaceae) on Smilax kraussiana (Smilacaceae) in Africa (Sierra Leone).



Deighton FC. 1969 Microfungi. IV. Some hyperparasitic hyphomycetes, and a note on Cercosporella uredinophila Sacc. Mycological Papers 118, 1–41.

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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