Cylindrosympodioides brabeji Crous & M.J. Wingf. [as 'brabejum'], in Crous et al., Persoonia 36: 335 (2016)
Index Fungorum number: IF 834092; Facesoffungi number: FoF xx, Fig. 1
Description: see Crous et al. (2016).
Material examined: see Crous et al. (2016).
Fig. 1. Cylindrosympodioides brabeji (CBS H-22594; re-drawn from Crous et al. 2016). a–d. conidiophores and conidia of Cylindrosympodioides morph. Scale bars = 10 µm.
Importance and role
Importance of genus to ecosystem
Species of Cylindrosympodioides are saprobic or pathogenic. As saprobes, they can help in nutrient recycling in the ecosystem. As pathogen, they can cause disease of host plants.
Industrial relevance and applications
The industrial applications of Cylindrosympodioides has not been investigated.
The biocontrol properties of Cylindrosympodioides has not been reported.
Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications
The chemical application of Cylindrosympodioides has not been studied.
Diversity of the genus
Cylindrosympodioides comprises only one species known on Brabejum stellatifolium (Proteaceae) in South Africa. Cylindrosympodioides is a poorly studied genus and more species discovery is needed.