Myrtonectria Marinc., D.B. Ali & J. Roux, Mycol. Progr. 17(8): 958 (2018)

MycoBank number: MB 824022; Index Fungorum number: IF 824022; Facesoffungi number: FoF 09809; 1 species with sequence data.

Type speciesMyrtonectria myrtacearum Marinc., D.B. Ali & J. Roux

NotesMyrtonectria myrtacearum appears to be an endophyte or cryptic pathogen that was obtained from branches of Syzygium cordatum, root collars of Heteropyxisnatalensis and bark of Tibouchina grandifolia. The genus is characterised by semi-immersed to superficial, dark greyish brown, uniloculate conidiomata and aseptate, oblong conidia with a pointed base.


  • Myrtonectria myrtacearum