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Tandonella ziziphi

Tandonella ziziphi S.S. Prasad & R.A.B. Verma, Indian Phytopath. 23(1): 112 (1970).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 320182; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11315, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

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

Fig. 1 Tandonella ziziphi (IMI 2255c, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 1 in Sutton and Pascoe 1987). a Denticulate conidiogenous cells and developing conidia. b Conidia. c Conidiogenous region of a synnema. d Synnema. Scale bars: A = 50 μm, B = 100 μm.



Importance and distribution

Tandonella species are associated with leaf spot. Tandonella comprises six species known on leaves of Dolichos biflorus (Fabaceae), Ligularia (Asteraceae), Olearia lirata (Asteraceae), Tilia paucicostata (Malvaceae) and Ziziphus jujube (Rhamnaceae). Tandonella is reported from Asia (China, India) and North America (Canada).



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Castañeda RF, Kendrick B. 1990 – Conidial fungi from Cuba: I; pp. 1–53, University of Waterloo Biology Series 32.

Crous PW, Braun U. 2003 – Mycosphaerella and its anamorphs: 1. Names published in Cercospora and Passalora. CBS Biodiversity Series No. 1. Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Guo Yl. 1986, publ. 1987 Studies on hyphomycetes of Shennongjia III. Tandonella and Phaeoisariopsis. Acta Mycologica Sinica Supplement 1, 349352.

Sutton BC, Pascoe IG. 1987 Tandonella oleariae sp. nov. and generic separation of Tandonella and Sclerographiopsis. Australian Journal of Botany 35, 183–191.

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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