NOTES ON ALTERNARIA SPECIES ON EUPHORBIACEAEIN IMI AND K II.TAXA ON RICINUS,
CROTON, MANIHOT AND OTHERS
ZHANG Tian-yu
Systematic Mycology & Lichenology Laboratory Institute of Microbiology,Academia Sinica Department of plant protection.Shandong Agricultural University, Taian, Shandong271018
J.C.DAVID
International Mycological Institute Bakeham Lane, Egham,.Surrey TW 20 9TY,UK.

ABSTRACT:This paper is a continuation of T.Y.Zhang (1995)to deal with Alternaria species occuring on some genera of Euphorbiaceae other than Euphorbia,Acalypha and Sauropus. It includes:A.crotonicola T.Y.Zhang,a new species decribed;emendat -ion of the type material of Macrosporium compactum Cooke; the neotype selec -tion for A.crotonis Kamal,Singh & Knmar and a supplementary of A.ricini (yos -hii) Hansford.In addition.two more species,A.longissima Deighton & MacGarvie and A.tenuissima (Nees ex Fr.)Wiltshire, are also found on some genera in Eupho -rbiaceae.

KEY WORD: Alternaria , Enphorbiaceae, A.crotonicola, holtype,neotype