A new species of Pyricularia on Commelina communis

Mi Jeong Park, Hyeon Dong Shin

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Pyricularia commelinicola sp. nov., causing circular leaf spots, was found on Commelina communis in Korea. The fungus is described, illustrated, and compared with the previously known Pyricularia species on the genus Commelina. The phylogenetic relationship of the fungus with other Pyricularia species is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)449-456
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2009


  • Anamorphic fungi
  • Blast
  • Magnaporthe
  • Phylogeny
  • Pyricularia oryzae var. commelinae

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Plant Science


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