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Polycyclus andinus

Polycyclus andinus (Pat.) Theiss. & Syd., Annls mycol. 13(3/4): 210 (1915).

Hysterostomella andina Pat., in Patouillard & Lagerheim, Bull. Herb. Boissier 3(1): 73 (1895).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 214518; Facesoffungi number: FoF 02330, Fig. 1

Description: see Batista and Vital (1960); Inácio and Cannon (2008).

Material examined: see Batista and Vital (1960); Inácio and Cannon (2008).

Fig. 1 Polycyclus andinus (a re-drawn from Fig. 14 in Theissen and Sydow 1915; b, c re-drawn from Fig. 83 in Inácio and Cannon 2008). a Section through ascomata. b Ascus with ascospores. c Ascospores. Scale bars: a, b = 10 μm, c = 20 μm.

Importance and distribution

Polycyclus comprises two species. Two previous species, Polycyclus alsophilae and P. rhytismoides have been transferred to Pachypatella and Polycyclina. Polycyclus is reported from Diplazium lindbergii (Athyriaceae) in South America (Ecuador).



Batista AC, Vital AF. 1960 – A taxonomic study of some species of the genera Parmulina Theiss. & Syd., Pleiostomella Syd., Polycyclus Höhnel and Polyrhizon Theiss. & Syd. Atas de Instituto de Micologie Universidade do Recife 93–115.

Höhnel F. Von. 1909 – Fragmente zur Mykologie: IX. Mitteilung (Nr. 407 bis 467). Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften Math. -naturw. Klasse Abt. I. 118, 1–92.

Inácio CA, Cannon PF. 2008 – The genera of the Parmulariaceae. CBS Biodiversity Series vol. 8. Utrecht, Netherlands: CBS Biodiversity Centre, 196 p.

Theissen F; Sydow H. 1915 – Die Dothideales. Kritisch-systematisch Originaluntersuchungen [The Dothideales. An original, critical and systematic piece of research]. Annales Mycologici 13 (3-4) 147–430.


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