Studies in Mycology (2010) 66, 1-13

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L. Lombard, P.W. Crous, B.D. Wingfield and M.J. Wingfield (2010)
Species concepts in Calonectria (Cylindrocladium)
Studies in Mycology 66, 1-13
Abstract: Species of Calonectria and their Cylindrocladium anamorphs are important plant pathogens worldwide. At present 52 Cylindrocladium spp. and 37 Calonectria spp. are recognised based on sexual compatibility, morphology and phylogenetic inference. The polyphasic approach of integrating Biological, Morphological and Phylogenetic Species Concepts has revolutionised the taxonomy of fungi. This review aims to present an overview of published research on the genera Calonectria and Cylindrocladium as they pertain to their taxonomic history. The nomenclature as well as future research necessary for this group of fungi are also briefly discussed.
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Database assignments for author(s): Pedro W. Crous, Brenda D. Wingfield, Michael J. Wingfield, Lorenzo Lombard

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Calonectria kyotensis
Calonectria ilicicola
Calonectria pteridis
Calonectria pauciramosa
Calonectria spathiphylli
Calonectria reteaudii
Calonectria rumohrae
Calonectria canadiana
Calonectria colhounii
Calonectria spathulata
Calonectria hawksworthii
Calonectria ovata
Calonectria pyrochroa
Calonectria candelabra
Calonectria brachiatica
Calonectria pseudoreteaudii
Calonectria queenslandica
Calonectria terrae-reginae