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Phyllactinia braunii sp. nov. (Erysiphales) on Cordia myxa from Central India

PRAKASH KUSHWAHA, RAGHVENDRA SINGH, BALMUKUND CHAURASIA, SHAMBHU KUMAR

Abstract


Phyllactinia braunii sp. nov., discovered on living leaves of Cordia myxa (Boraginaceae) in a dry deciduous forest of Central India, is described and illustrated. It is compared with P. thirumalachari and its anamorph-typified synonym Ovulariopsis cordiae, a morphologically similar species known from India and Taiwan on Cordia dichotoma.


Keywords


Ascomycota, Erysiphaceae, powdery mildew, holomorph, taxonomy, Fungi

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.305.3.2

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ISSN 1179-3155 (print); ISSN 1179-3163 (online)

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand