Common but different : the expanding realm of Cladosporium

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dc.contributor.author Bensch, K.
dc.contributor.author Groenewald, J.Z.
dc.contributor.author Braun, U.
dc.contributor.author Dijksterhuis, J.
dc.contributor.author Yanez-Morales, M. de Jesus
dc.contributor.author Crous, Pedro W.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-26T12:08:09Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-26T12:08:09Z
dc.date.issued 2015-11-18
dc.description.abstract The genus Cladosporium (Cladosporiaceae, Dothideomycetes), which represents one of the largest genera of dematiaceous hyphomycetes, has been intensively investigated during the past decade. In the process, three major species complexes (C. cladosporioides, C. herbarum and C. sphaerospermum) were resolved based on morphology and DNA phylogeny, and a monographic revision of the genus (s. lat.) published reflecting the current taxonomic status quo. In the present study a further 19 new species are described based on phylogenetic characters (nuclear ribosomal RNA gene operon, including the internal transcribed spacer regions ITS1 and ITS2, as well as partial actin and translation elongation factor 1-α gene sequences) and morphological differences. For a selection of the species with ornamented conidia, scanning electron microscopic photos were prepared to illustrate the different types of surface ornamentation. Surprisingly, during this study Cladosporium ramotenellum was found to be a quite common saprobic species, being widely distributed and occurring on various substrates. Therefore, an emended species description is provided. Furthermore, the host range and distribution data for several previously described species are also expanded. en_ZA
dc.description.department Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) en_ZA
dc.description.librarian am2016 en_ZA
dc.description.uri http://www.studiesinmycology.org en_ZA
dc.identifier.citation Bensch, K, Groenewald, JZ, Braun, U, Dijksterhuis, J, Yanez-Morales, MDJ & Crous, PW 2015, 'Common but different : the expanding realm of Cladosporium', Studies in Mycology, vol. 82, pp. 23-74. en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 0166-0616 (print)
dc.identifier.issn 1872-9797 (online)
dc.identifier.other 10.1016/j.simyco.2015.10.001
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/52180
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher Fungal Biodiversity Centre (CBS) en_ZA
dc.rights © 2015, CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre en_ZA
dc.subject Cladosporiaceae en_ZA
dc.subject Emendation en_ZA
dc.subject Phylogeny en_ZA
dc.subject Taxonomic novelties en_ZA
dc.subject Taxonomy en_ZA
dc.title Common but different : the expanding realm of Cladosporium en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA


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