Genus Stilbohypoxylon
Key to Taxa of Stilbohypoxylon
Accepted Taxa
List of Names

Yu-Ming Ju
Michael J. Adams

Stilbohypoxylon Henn., Hedwigia 41: 16 .1902; non Theiss., 1908.

º Kretzschmaria Fr. section Stilbohypoxylon (Henn.) P. Martin, J. S. African Bot. 36: 78. 1970.

Stromata perithecioid, spherical, gregarious, with or without conical to acicular synnematal remnants borne on mature stromata; surface smooth or rugulose, usually overlain with yellow, greenish yellow, or ochraceous scales at early stage.

Perithecia spherical.

Ostioles papillate, sometimes encircled with vaguely flattened area.

Asci eight-spored, cylindrical, stipitate, persistent, with apical ring higher than broad, amyloid.

Ascospores brown to dark brown, unicellular, ellipsoid-inequilateral, with narrowly rounded ends, with or without hyaline sheath, with straight or sigmoid germ slit nearly spore-length on more flattened side.