Vol.90, No.3, 2021, pp.1031-1039, doi:10.32604/phyton.2021.012075
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A New Record of Aspergillus vadensis (Ascomycota) Isolated from Soil in Yunnan Province, China
  • Sadia Nadir1,2,3, Sehroon Khan1, Dhanushka N. Wanasinghe1,2, Saowaluck Tibpromma1,2, Shahid Iqbal1,2, Jianchu Xu1,2,*, Peter Mortimer1,2,*
1 CAS Key Laboratory for Plant Diversity and Biogeography of East Asia, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Science, Kunming, 650201, China
2 Centre for Mountain Futures, Kunming Institute of Botany, Kunming, 654400, China
3 Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology, Bannu, 28100, Pakistan
* Corresponding Author: Jianchu Xu. Email: ; Peter Mortimer. Email:
Received 13 June 2020; Accepted 12 October 2020; Issue published 30 March 2021
Abstract
During a survey of soil fungi in Yunnan Province, several isolates of Aspergillus were obtained. Based on morphology and molecular analyses of internal transcribed spacer regions and intervening 5.8S nrRNA gene (ITS), β-tubulin and calmodulin (CaM) genes sequences, two isolates were identified as Aspergillus vadensis (section Nigri). A phylogenetic tree, detailed descriptions, illustrations and scanned electron microscopy morphology are provided for the new isolates. This is the first record of A. vadensis from China.
Keywords
Morphology; phylogeny; section Nigri; soil fungi
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Nadir, S., Khan, S., Wanasinghe, D. N., Tibpromma, S., Iqbal, S. et al. (2021). A New Record of Aspergillus vadensis (Ascomycota) Isolated from Soil in Yunnan Province, China. Phyton-International Journal of Experimental Botany, 90(3), 1031–1039.
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