, Volume 53, Issue 6, pp 466–470 | Cite as

New species and records of Heteroconium (anamorphic fungi) from southern China

  • Li-Guo Ma
  • Jian Ma
  • Yi-Dong Zhang
  • Rafael F. Castañeda Ruíz
  • Xiu-Guo Zhang
Short Communication


Four anamorphic fungal species of Heteroconium were collected from tropical and subtropical forests in southern China. Among them, Heteroconium tsoongiodendronis sp. nov. and Heteroconium fici sp. nov. are described from specimens collected on dead branches of Tsoongiodendron odorum and Ficus gibbosa, respectively. Two species of Heteroconium, H. decorosum and H. ponapense, are recorded for the first time in China. A key to Heteroconium and related genera is also provided.


Conidial fungi Hyphomycetes Taxonomy 



This project was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 30499340, 30770015, 31093440) and the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China (Nos. 2006FY120100, 2006FY110500-5). The experiments comply with current Chinese laws.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Li-Guo Ma
    • 1
  • Jian Ma
    • 1
  • Yi-Dong Zhang
    • 1
  • Rafael F. Castañeda Ruíz
    • 2
  • Xiu-Guo Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plant PathologyShandong Agricultural UniversityTai’anChina
  2. 2.Instituto de Investigaciones Fundamentales en Agricultura Tropical “Alejandro de Humboldt” (INIFAT)Santiago de Las VegasCuba

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