Seven new species of the Botryosphaeriaceae from baobab and other native trees in Western Australia
Pavlic, D., Wingfield, M.J., Barber, P.A., Slippers, B., Hardy, G.E.St.J. and Burgess, T.I. (2008) Seven new species of the Botryosphaeriaceae from baobab and other native trees in Western Australia. Mycologia, 100 (6). pp. 851-866.
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In this study seven new species of the Botryosphaeriaceae are described from baobab (Adansonia gibbosa) and surrounding endemic tree species growing in the Kimberley region of northwestern Australia. Members of the Botryosphaeriaceae were predominantly endophytes isolated from apparently healthy sapwood and bark of endemic trees; others were isolated from dying branches. Phylogenetic analyses of ITS and EF1- sequence data revealed seven new species: Dothiorella longicollis, Fusicoccum ramosum, Lasiodiplodia margaritacea, Neoscytalidium novaehollandiae, Pseudofusicoccum adansoniae, P. ardesiacum and P. kimberleyense.
|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Murdoch Affiliation:||Centre for Phytophthora Science and Management|
School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology
|Publisher:||The Mycological Society of America|
|Copyright:||© 2008 by The Mycological Society of America|
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