, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp 145–149 | Cite as

Linocarpon angustatum sp. nov., andNeolinocarpon nypicola sp. nov. from petioles ofNypa fruticans, and a list of fungi from aerial parts of this host

  • Kevin D. Hyde
  • Siti A. Alias
Original Papers


Two new ascomycetes,Linocarpon angustatum sp. nov. andNeolinocarpon nypicola sp. nov., are described from petioles ofNypa fruticans in Malaysia.Linocarpon angustatum differs from species in the genus in having needle-shaped ascospores.Neolinocarpon nypicola differs from species in the genus in having filiform ascospores which gradually taper towards the ends, and ascomata developing within well developed stromata. These new species are compared with existing species and illustrated with interference light micrographs. The fungi known from aerial parts ofNypa fruticans are listed.

Key Words

Lasiosphaeriaceae Linocarpon mangrove fungi Neolinocarpon 


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© The Mycological Society of Japan 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kevin D. Hyde
    • 1
  • Siti A. Alias
    • 2
  1. 1.Fungal Diversity Research Project, Department of Ecology and BiodiversityThe University of Hong KongHong Kong
  2. 2.Institute of Biological SciencesUniversity of MalayaMalaysia

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