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Pereira, Olinto L. & Robert W. Barreto. A new species of Phyllachora on Peltastes peltatus (Apocynaceae) from Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mycotaxon 98: 241 - 246. 2006.

ABSTRACT: A tar-spot fungus, found associated with Peltastes peltatus (Apocynaceae), was identified as a previously unknown Phyllachora. This new fungal species is named Phyllachora peltaticola and is described and illustrated herein. It represents the first fungus to be described in association with a plant in the genus Peltastes.

KEYWORDS: Ascomycota, biodiversity, Phyllachoraceae, taxonomy, tropical fungi.

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