Tzeanania Ariyawansa, A.J.L. Phillips & Chuang

Ariyawansa, Hiran A., Phillips, Alan J. L., Chuang, Wei-Yu & Tsai, Ichen, 2018, Tzeananiaceae, a new pleosporalean family associated with Ophiocordycepsmacroacicularis fruiting bodies in Taiwan, MycoKeys 37, pp. 1-17: 1

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/mycokeys.37.27265

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/D5E429E1-493D-085A-40DA-5C75B7C8396B

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scientific name

Tzeanania Ariyawansa, A.J.L. Phillips & Chuang
status

gen. nov.

Tzeanania Ariyawansa, A.J.L. Phillips & Chuang  gen. nov.

Etymology.

Named after the Taiwanese mycologist, Shean-Shong Tzean, in recognition of his extensive contributions towards the taxonomy of entomopathogenic fungi.

Type species.

Tzeanania taiwanensis  Ariyawansa, A.J.L. Phillips & Chuang.

Generic description.

Sexual morph: undermined. Asexual morph: Conidiomata pycnidial, partially or entirely immersed in the agar, solitary or aggregated, erumpent, globose. Conidiomatal wall of textura angularis. Conidiophores reduced to conidiogenous cells. Conidiogenous cells phialidic, hyaline, smooth-walled, ampulliform. Conidia hyaline, smooth- and thin-walled, cylindrical, guttulate. Chlamydospores not observed in culture.