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Pseudohendersonia proteae

Pseudohendersonia proteae Crous & M.E. Palm, Mycol. Res. 103(10): 1303 (1999).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 459830; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11828, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous and Palm (1999).

Material examined: see Crous and Palm (1999).

Fig. 1 Pseudohendersonia proteae (BPI 1107849, re-drawn from Figs. 8–10 in Crous and Palm 1999). a Vertical section through a pycnidium. b Conidiogenous cells with prominent periclinal thickening. c Distoseptate conidia. Scale bar = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Pseudohendersonia comprises only one species known on Protea (Proteaceae) in South Africa.



Crous PW, Palm ME. 1999 – Systematics of selected foliicolous fungi associated with leaf spots of Proteaceae. Mycological Research 103, 1299–1304.

Sutton BC. 1977 – Coelomycetes, VI. Nomenclature of generic names proposed for coelomycetes. Mycological Papers 141, 1–253.

Sutton BC. 1980 – The Coelomycetes: Fungi imperfecti with pycnidia, acervular and stromata. Commonwealth Mycological Institute, Kew, Surrey, England.


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