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Neoleptosphaeria rubefaciens

Neoleptosphaeria rubefaciens (Togliani) Ariyaw. & K.D. Hyde, in Ariyawansa et al., Fungal Diversity: 10.1007/s13225-015-0349-2, [19] (2015).

 Phoma rubefaciens Togliani, Annali Sper. agr., N.S. 7: 1626 (1953).

 Index Fungorum number: IF 551465; Facesoffungi number: FoF 01158, Fig. 1

 Description: see Ariyawansa et al. (2015)

 Material examined:  see Ariyawansa et al. (2015)



Fig. 1 Neoleptosphaeria rubefaciens (redrawn from Phoma rubefaciens in Boerema et al. 1994). a Conidiomata. b Conidia. Scale bars: a, b = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Neoleptosphaeria comprises two species known on two host plants in Ranunculaceae and Rosaceae in Europe (Italy).



Ariyawansa HA, Thambugala K, Manamgoda D, Jayawardena R et al. 2015 – Towards a natural classification and backbone tree for Pleosporaceae. Fungal Diversity 71, 85–139.

Boerema GH, Gruyter J, Kesteren HA. 1994 – Contributions towards a monograph of phoma (coelomycetes) – III-1. Section Plenodomus: Taxa often with a Leptosphaeria teleomorph. Persoonia 15, 431–487.



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