Phylum:Ascomycota >> Class: Ascomycetes >>  Order: Dothideales 
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 Scientific Name: Pringshemia smilacis

Pringshemia smilacis E. Müller, Sydowia 11: 458. 1957.

 Description: Ascomata stromatic, unilocular, conical and tapering towards the sides, 190-240 μm wide, 80-110 μm high, immersed, intraepidermal, erumpent and becoming superficial, with an adnate base forming hypostromata which penetrate the underlying host tissues, opening by a lysigenous apical pore. Centrum hemispherioid, 45-60 μm high. Peridium composed of 6-10 μm diam. Polygonal, brown to dark brown cells, 8-12-layered cells at sides, 4-6-layered cells at base and ca. 2-layered cells at the upper part. Asci oblong, 40-45 × 11-15 μm, bitunicate, sessile, 8-spored, fasciculate on the basal, dome-shaped, up to18 μm high raised hymenium. Pseudoparaphyses absent. Ascospores clavate, 14-20 × 3.5-5 μm, hyaline, 3-4 overlapping seriate, 1-septate at first, later becoming 3-septate.

Taiwan, Hualien County, Central Cross Road 129K from west, Jan. 30, 1996, NCHUPP-2431.

 Habitat: On stems of Smilax sp.

Europe, India, Taiwan.


Hsieh, WH. and Chen, CY. 2000; Müller, E. 1957.


W. H. Hsieh

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