Monographs Details: Camillea leprieurii Mont.
Authority: Rogerson, Clark T., et al. 1990. Fungi collected by Bassett Maguire and collabora tors in the Guayana Highland, 1944-1983. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 64: 130-164.
Family:Xylariaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Cerro Yapacana, RioOrinoco, N W base of mountain in lower slope forest,elev. 200 m, on dead erect tree, 2 Jan 1951, BM, RSC& JJW 30610 [MPKF]; Cerro Camani, Cano Guaviarito,Rio Manapiare, Rio Ventuari, on log, 18 Feb 1951,BM, K. D. Phelps, C. B. Hitchcock & Gerald Budowski31811 [MPKF]; forest near Piedra Tururumeri, elev.100-140 m, on dead tree, 4 Feb 1954, BM, JJW &GSB 37509 [MPKF]; Rio Guainia, forest 1-3 km E ofMaroa, elev. 130 m, on fallen log, 6 Jul 1959, JJW &LSA 43334 [MPKF]. Bolivar: Chimanta Massif, RioTirica, second growth clearing at Base Camp, elev. 500-550 m, 22 Jan 1955, JAS & JJW 206 [?]; Ptari-tepui,in rainforest at base of mountain, elev. 1100 m, onfallen tree, 19 Dec 1952, B M & JJW 33975 [DPR].BRAZIL. Amapa: Serra do Navio, in dense wet rainforestat limonite area downriver from camp near llhaTerezinha, elev. 70-300 m, on dead wood, 4 Nov 1954,RSC 38144 [MPKF].

Discussion:

= Hypoxylon melanaspis Montagne

Anamorph: Xylocladium sp. (Laessoe et al., 1989

Dennis(1957:316, fig. 14). Miller (1961: 106, figs. 180, 181, 209, as Hypoxylon melanaspis). Laessoe et aL (1989: 136-140, figs. 56-65, 140) included applanate forms previously known as Hypoxylon melanaspis under this name. Camillea leprieurii is commonly found on small branches of recently dead trees at low elevations the cylindrical and applanate forms are often found intermingled. Dennis +, fig. 5A.

Distribution:Venezuela South America|