Rediscovery of Penicillium paradoxum (Ascomycete: Aspergillaceae) from Maharashtra, India

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Kunhiraman C. Rajeshkumar
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0401-8294
Sayali D. Marathe
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8893-8727
Sneha S. Lad
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4413-1531
Deepak K. Mayura
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8981-3571
Sanjay K. Singh
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6329-630X
Santosh V. Swami
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1853-0486

Abstract

Penicillium paradoxum has an enigmatic Aspergillus-like anamorphic state; earlier named as Aspergillus paradoxus with a teleomorph state Hemicarpenteles paradoxus.  The present paper describes the rediscovery of this species from India after five decades and includes a phylogenetic study of this strain.  This is the first record of this strain from peninsular India including the Western Ghats.

 

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Rajeshkumar, K.C., Marathe, S.D., Lad, S.S., Mayura, D.K., Singh, S.K. and Swami, S.V. 2016. Rediscovery of Penicillium paradoxum (Ascomycete: Aspergillaceae) from Maharashtra, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 8, 6 (Jun. 2016), 8919–8922. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2569.8.6.8919-8922.
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