Lineostroma H.J. Swart, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 91: 464 (1988).
MycoBank number: MB 25262; Index Fungorum number: IF 25262; Facesoffungi number: FoF 01293; 1 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), molecular data not available.
Type species – Lineostroma banksiae (Cooke) H.J. Swart, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 91(3): 464 (1988).
≡ Didymosphaeria banksiae Cooke, Grevillea 19(no. 92): 90 (1891).
Notes – Lineostroma was introduced by Swart (1988) to accommodate L. banksiae which was previously known as Didymosphaeria banksiae. Lineostroma is characterized in having linear, intra-epidermal ascostromata, trabeculate pseudoparaphyses, asci with a short pedicel and 1-septate ascospores (Swart 1988). Only the type species comprises in this genus.