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Neosulcatispora agaves

Neosulcatispora agaves Crous & M.J. Wingf., in Crous et al., Persoonia 35: 283 (2015)

 Index Fungorum number: IF 814931; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1

 Description: see Crous and Wingf (2015)

 Material examined:  see Crous and Wingf (2015)



Fig. 1. Neosulcatispora agaves (CBS H-22404; redrawn from Crous and Wingf 2015) a, b. Conidiogenous cells and conidia. c. Conidiogenous cells. Scale bars: a–c= 10 μm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Neosulcatispora are saprobic and they can play a role in nutrient recycling within the ecosystem.


Industrial relevance and applications

There are currently no industrial applications of Neosulcatispora.


Quarantine significance

No biocontrol agent has been reported from Neosulcatispora. Further studies are needed.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Neosulcatispora has not been investigated.


Diversity of the genus

Neosulcatispora comprises two species known on two host plants and plant families namely Asparagaceae and Strelitziaceae. Neosulcatispora has been reported from Eastern Cape Province and Réunion. Many hosts and regions are still understudied and many species of Neosulcatispora can be discovered from



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