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Neodidymelliopsis cannabis

Neodidymelliopsis cannabis (G. Winter) Qian Chen & L. Cai, in Chen et al., Stud. Mycol. 82: 207 (2015).

Sphaerella cannabis G. Winter, Hedwigia 11: 145 (1872).

 Index Fungorum number: IF 814152; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11520, Fig. 1

Description: see Chen et al. (2015).

Material considered: see Chen et al. (2015).

Fig. 1 Neodidymelliopsis cannabis (BPI 1887, Neotype; sexual morph, redrawn from Figs. 1–5 in McPartland 1994). a Section through ascoma. b Ascus. c Ascospores. Scale bar: a = 50 µm, b = 10 µm, c = 5 µm.

Importance and distribution

Neodidymelliopsis comprises eleven saprobic species known on thirteen host plants in Adoxaceae, Berberidaceae, Combretaceae, Cupressaceae, Juglandaceae, Moraceae, Myrtaceae, Polemoniaceae, Ranunculaceae, Rhamnaceae, Rubiaceae and Sapindaceae. Neodidymelliopsis has been reported from Asia (China, Iran, Russia), Europe (Italy, Netherlands, Poland) and North America (Canada).



Chen Q, Jiang JR, Zhang GZ, Cai L, Crous PW. 2015 – Resolving the Phoma enigma. Studies in Mycology 82, 137–217.

McPartland JM. 1994 – Cannabis pathogens X: Phoma, Ascochyta and Didymella species. Mycologia 86, 870–878.



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