Sakireeta madreeya Subram. & K. Ramakr., J. Indian bot. Soc. 36: 84 (1957)
≡ Tiarosporella madreeya (Subram. & K. Ramakr.) Nag Raj, Can. J. Bot. 51(12): 2470 (1974) 
Facesoffungi number: FoF 07584
Saprobic on dead culms of Aristida setacea. Sexual morph: undetermined. Asexual morph: Conidiomata brown to dark brown, pycnidial, aggregated, immersed, globose to depressed globose, mostly irregularly multilocular in a stroma, glabrous, ostiolate, thick-walled. Conidiomata wall composed of thick-walled, brown cells of textura angularis in the outer layers, becoming hyaline cells towards conidial hymenium. Conidiophores reduced to conidiogenous cells. Conidiogenous cells 8–10 × 2.5–4 µm, hyaline, holoblastic, cylindrical to ampulliform, determinate, smooth-walled, and arising all around the cavity of the conidioma. Conidia 17.5–26 × 4.5–9.7 µm ( = 20 × 6.5 µm; n = 30), hyaline, subcylindrical to narrowly ellipsoidal or clavate, rounded at the apex, slightly truncated at the base, unicellular, initially bearing a cone-shaped, mucoid, apical sheath which splits into three or four, tentaculiform, undulate appendages.
Material examined: India, Madras, Choolai, on dead culms of Aristida setacea (Poaceae), K. Ramakrishnan, 27 November 1951 (MUBL 631 = MII 196129, holotype).
Sakireeta madreeya (MUBL 631 = MII 196129, holotype, f–h redrawn from Nag Raj 1993). a Herbarium specimen. b Additional slide. c Dark brown to black conidioma. d–e Conidia. Scale bars c = 100 µm, d–e, g–h = 10 µm, f = 50 µm.
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