Seynesia Sacc., Syll. fung. (Abellini) 2:668 (1883)

MycoBank number: MB 5017; Index Fungorum number: IF 5017; Facesoffungi number: FoF 03104; 27 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 1 species with sequence data.

Type speciesSeynesia nobilis (Welw. & Curr.) Sacc.

NotesSeynesia species are mostly confined to palms and characterized by the well- developed clypeus, the ascospores having cap-like appendages and germ slits in each cell, and the asci having a complex wedge-shaped subapical ring (Hyde 1995c). There are no recent studies on this genus and cultures and sequences are unavailable for the type.


  • Seynesia nobilis