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Vikalpa australiensis

Vikalpa australiensis (B. Sutton) M.J. D'souza, Boonmee & K.D. Hyde, in Boonmee et al., Fungal Diversity: 10.1007/s13225-016-0363-z, [24] (2016).

  Dictyosporium australiense B. Sutton, Proc. Indian Acad. Sci., Pl. Sci. 94(2-3): 237 (1985).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 551624; Facesoffungi number: FoF 01267, Fig. 1

Description: see Sutton (1985); Boonmee et al. (2016).

Material examined: see Sutton (1985); Boonmee et al. (2016).

Fig. 1 Vikalpa australiensis (Redrawn from Dictyosporium australiense, Fig. 4 in Sutton 1985) a, b Conidia. c Developing conidia. Scale bars: a–c = 20 μm.

Importance and distribution

Vikalpa comprises four species known on three host plants in Calophyllaceae, Myrtaceae and Pandanaceae. Vikalpa has been reported mainly from Asia (China (Yunnan)) and Oceania (Australia (Queensland), Federated States of Micronesia, New Zealand).



Boonmee S, D’souza MJ, Luo ZL, Pinruan U et al. 2016 – Dictyosporiaceae fam. nov. Fungal Diversity 80, 457–482.

Sutton B. 1985 – Notes on some deuteromycete genera with cheiroid or digitate brown conidia. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Science (Plant Science) 94, 229–244.


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