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Prathoda saparva

Prathoda saparva Subram., J. Indian bot. Soc. 35: 73 (1956).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 304188; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11665, Fig. 1

Description: see Subramaniam (1956).

Material examined: see Subramaniam (1956).


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Prathoda are saprobic and helps in decomposition of organic matter in the ecosystem.


Industrial relevance and applications

The industrial applications of Prathoda have not been investigated.


Quarantine significance

No disease has been reported from Prathoda.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Prathoda has not been investigated.


Diversity of the genus

Prathoda comprises two species known on Oryza sp. (Poaceae) in Australia and Zea mays (Poaceae) in Laos. The diversity of Prathoda is poorly understood.


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