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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.303.1.11

Laurobasidium hachijoense, comb. nov. (Cryptobasidiaceae) causing aerialroot-like galls on Cinnamomum japonicum in Japan

MAKOTO KAKISHIMA, HIDEYUKI NAGAO, CVETOMIR M. DENCHEV

Abstract


A new combination, Laurobasidium hachijoense, is proposed to accommodate Exobasidium hachijoense from Japan, producing aerialroot-like galls on stems of Cinnamomum japonicum. This combination is based on the presence of a gastroid-like sporulation on the surface of the galls, and is supported also by the host-plant specialization and molecular data.


Keywords


Cinnamomum japonicum, Cryptobasidiaceae, Exobasidium, Japan, Lauraceae, Laurobasidium, Fungi

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