Journal of Applied and Natural Science 2(1):102-105(2010)
Interesting foliicolous fungi from Southern Western Ghats of Kerala, India
V.B. Hosagoudar* and Jacob Thomas
Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Palode 695 562, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), INDIA
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Abstract : An account of five foliicolous fungal taxa are dealt herein. Of these, Asterina glycosmidigena, A. gymnemae, Irenopsis pavoniae, Phyllachora gymnemae infected the leaves of Glycosmis pentaphylla, Gymnema sysvestre and Pavonia sp., respectively, are described as new species while, Meliola pseudarthriae var. indica is described as a new variety on Pseudarthria viscida. The detailed description of these taxa is supplemented with line drawings and photo plate.
Keywords : Foliicolous fungi, Asterina, Irenopsis, Phyllachora, Kerala, India