Diplodia and Dothiorella species (Botryosphaeriaceae: Ascomycota) from Uzbekistan


  • Yusufjon Gafforov Laboratory of Mycology, Institute of Botany and Zoology, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Davron Rakhimov Center of Remote Sensing and GIS technologies




Central Asia, Uzbekistan, Dothideomycetes, host plants, new records


The first and really only significant data on Botryosphaeriaceae mycobiota from the arid and semi-arid region of Uzbekistan are presented. This study reports 27 species of Diplodia-like fungi (Botryosphaeriaceae) from the study area; nine species are newly reported for Uzbekistan. Most species of Diplodia and Dothiorella were found on host plants of the families Amaranthaceae, Asteraceae, Fabaceae, Lamiaceae, Rosaceae, and Salicaceae. An annotated list of Diplodia-like species is given, including their host plant species, notes on taxonomy, ecology, and geographical distributions. A geo-referenced distribution map is included.


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How to Cite

Gafforov, Y. ., & Rakhimov, D. . (2017). Diplodia and Dothiorella species (Botryosphaeriaceae: Ascomycota) from Uzbekistan. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 11(2), 455–467. https://doi.org/10.17348/jbrit.v11.i2.1083