Botryosphaeria cocogena

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Botryosphaeria cocogena
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Dothideomycetes
Order: Botryosphaeriales
Family: Botryosphaeriaceae
Genus: Botryosphaeria
Species: B. cocogena
Binomial name
Botryosphaeria cocogena
Subileau, Renard & Lacoste (1994)

Botryosphaeria cocogena is a fungus species in the family Botryosphaeriaceae. Originally discovered in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest, it is a plant pathogen that causes blight in coconut leaves.[1]


  1. ^ Subileau C, Renard JL, Lacoste L (1994). "Botryosphaeria cocogena nov.sp. Agent causal du dessèchement foliaire du cocotier au Brésil". Mycotaxon (in French). 51: 5–14. 

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