Two new species of Moreaua (Ustilaginomycetes), on Actinoschoenus and Chrysitrix, from Western Australia

Shivas, Roger G. and Barrett, Matthew D. and Barrett, Russell L. and Vanky, Kalman (2011) Two new species of Moreaua (Ustilaginomycetes), on Actinoschoenus and Chrysitrix, from Western Australia. Mycologia Balcanica, 8. pp. 137-140. ISSN 1312-3300


Two new species of Moreaua are described from endemic species of Cyperaceae (sedges) in Western Australia. Moreaua actinoschoeni occurs on Actinoschoenus sp. in the far north, and M. chrysitricis occurs on Chrysitrix distigmatosa in the mid west. Th ese are the fi rst smut fungi to be found on these two genera of sedges. Moreaua chrysitricis is the third smut fungus to have been found on a sedge in the subfamily Mapanioideae.

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Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2017 04:17
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Uncontrolled Keywords: actinoschoenus; chrysitrix; cyperoideae; moreaua; new species; smut fungi; taxonomy
Fields of Research (2008): 06 Biological Sciences > 0607 Plant Biology > 060799 Plant Biology not elsewhere classified
Fields of Research (2020): 31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3108 Plant biology > 310899 Plant biology not elsewhere classified

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