Sheathnema indicum gen. et sp. nov. a new sooty mold fungus from northern Western Ghats, India

  title={Sheathnema indicum gen. et sp. nov. a new sooty mold fungus from northern Western Ghats, India},
  author={R. Dubey and Neelima A. Moonnambeth},
  journal={Journal of Threatened Taxa},
  • R. Dubey, Neelima A. Moonnambeth
  • Published 2014
  • Biology
  • Journal of Threatened Taxa
  • A new genus and species  Sheathnema indicum  was collected from the leaves and other aerial parts of  Pandanus tectorious  Sol. ex Park. from the forest areas of Sawantwadi Taluka, Sindhudurg District, Maharashtra. Morphologically this new genus is a synnematous fungus and can be easily differentiated from similar genera such as,  Spiropes, Dematophora ,  Tharoopama , Phaeoisariopsis, Graphium, Leptographium  and various other synematous forms in having a dark brown infertile sheath completely… CONTINUE READING
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