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Phyllosticta Pers. (a form genus of coelomycetous leaf-spot fungi)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Form genus)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

van der Aa, H.A. & Vanev, S. (Aptroot A., et al, eds), 2002 A revision of the species described in Phyllosticta
van der Aa, H.A., 1973 Studies in Phyllosticta I
Wikee, S. et al, 2011 Phyllosticta - an overview of current status of species recognition

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to Phyllosticta (a form genus of coelomycetous leaf-spot fungi)

Phyllosticta may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore shooters)
(a class of ascomycetes)
(a family of ascomycetes)
Coelomycetes (via Phyllosticta) Lichenes (via Botryosphaeriales) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 217 feeding and other relationships of Phyllosticta (a form genus of coelomycetous leaf-spot fungi)

Further Information

Diagnostic features Thin-walled, erumpent pycnidia with simple conidia on short or imperceptible conidiophores. Mostly on leaves.

The conidia in Septoria are much longer, while in Ascochyta they are 1-septate.
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