Rhipidocarpon (Theiss.) Theiss. & Syd., Annls mycol. 13(3/4): 197 (1915).

Parmularia subgen. Rhipidocarpon Theiss., Annls mycol. 11(5): 456 (1913).

MycoBank number: MB 4703;Index Fungorum number: IF 4703; Facesoffungi number: FoF 02337; 1 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), molecular data unavailable.

Type species: Rhipidocarpon javanicum (Pat.) Theiss. & Syd., Annls mycol. 13(3/4): 197 (1915).

Schneepia javanica Pat., Ann. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, suppl. 1: 122 (1897).

Notes: This genus is only known from type location Indonesia. It was reported as pathogenic on living leaves of palm (morphology see Inácio and Cannon 2008; Wijaya- wardene et al. 2018, 2020). Rhipidocarpon is characterized by solitary to gregarious, superficial, black, irregular, carbonaceous, flat ascostromata with ridges irregularly radiating from the centre to the outer rim (Inácio and Cannon 2008).


  • Rhipidocarpon javanicum