Paravalsa Ananthap., Mycol. Res. 94(2): 275 (1990)

Index Fungorum number: IF25381; 1 morphological species.

Type species – Paravalsa indica Ananthap.

Notes – Paravalsa was introduced as a monotypic genus to accommodate P. indica, which was found on bark in Tamil Nadu (Ananthapadmanaban 1990). The genus is characterised by a lack of stromata, solitary perithecia immersed under host tissues with prominent necks, 8-spored, clavate, J- asci and 1-celled, allantoid ascospores (Ananthapadmanaban 1990).