Xylaria hongkongensis sp. nov. from an urban tree

Alvin Ming Chak Tang*, Regent Yau Ching Lam, Mike Wing Keung Leung

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    A new species of Xylaria from Hong Kong, China, is described based on its teleomorphic characters and is distinguished by its conical stromata and small spores. The fungus was found on the trunk of a living Bauhinia variegata in an urban park, and the infected tree exhibited overall declining symptoms including branch dieback and leaf discoloration.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)37-40
    Number of pages4
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2014

    Scopus Subject Areas

    • Environmental Science(all)

    User-Defined Keywords

    • taxonomy
    • wood decay fungi
    • Xylariales


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