Robillarda Sacc., Michelia 2(no. 6): 8 (1880)

Index Fungorum number:IF 22470; MycoBank number: MB 22470; Facesoffungi number: FoF 01688; 17 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 6 species with sequence data.

Type speciesRobillarda sessilis (Sacc.) Sacc.

Notes – The genus was introduced by Saccardo (1880a) and have flexuous, narrow tubular, aseptate appendages and holoblastic conidiogenous cells, proliferating sympodially or percurrently near the apex (Crous et al. 2015a, Wijayawardene et al. 2016a). Robillarda species have been reported worldwide, as saprobes (Wijayawardene et al. 2017a, Farr & Rossman 2019). Most recently, Robillarda mangiferae was introduced from leaf blight on mango in Yunnan, China (Phookamsak et al. 2019).