, Volume 110, Issue 1, pp 23–29 | Cite as

A new species of Penicillium isolated from soil at the Kruger National Park in South Africa

  • Carlos Ramirez


A new species of Penicillium Link ex Fries is described and illustrated. It is represented by twenty six isolates recovered from soil at twenty six different locations at the southern part of the Paul Kruger National Park in South Africa. It clearly differs from all species of the genus described so far among the Biverticillata-Symmetrica Section, and it is therefore described and proposed as a new taxon: Penicillium krugerii sp. nov.

Key words

African National Parks new species of Penicillium soil microfungi of South African National Parks Penicillium taxonomy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos Ramirez
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  1. 1.Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological ResearchBangkhen, BangkokThailand

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