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Fungi from palms. XLVIII. Curvatispora singaporensis gen. et sp. nov. on Livistona spinosa from Singapore

Sarma, Venkateswara V.; Hyde, Kevin D.

Nova Hedwigia Band 72 Heft 3-4 (2001), p. 479 - 485

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published: May 1, 2001

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Abstract

Curvatispora singaporensis gen. et sp. nov. is described based on a specimen from Livistona spinosa from Singapore. The genus is placed under Clypeosphaeriaceae and compared with the most similar genera Clypeosphaeria, Ellurema, Lasiosphaeria, Leiosphaerella and Physaiospora. Curvatispora singaporensis has erumpent perithecial ascomata immersed under a clypeus, unitunicate asci with a J+ subapical ring, and unicellular, cylindric-ellipsoid, curved ascospores.

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AscomycetesClypeosphaeriaceaeCurvatisporaLivistonanew genuspalm fungitaxonomy