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An undescribed species of Drechslera (Dematiaceae) from India

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Drechslera boeremae sp. nov. is described from India, having been isolated from the leaf-spot lesions of Portulaca oleracea L., a commonly grown vegetable.

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Rao, V.G., Patil, A.S. An undescribed species of Drechslera (Dematiaceae) from India. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 42, 129–130 (1976).

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  • Undescribed Species
  • Portulaca Oleracea