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Remarks (internal):Cladosporium araliae was invalidly published by Sawada (1943), without any Latin diagnosis or description. A re-examination of type material showed this species to be a true member of the genus Stenella, well-characterized by forming verruculose external, superficial mycelium and having truncate, somewhat thickened and darkened-refractive conidiogenous loci and hila (Crous & Braun 2003). Stenella paulliniae (Deighton) K. Schub. & U. Braun, known from Ghana on the Sapindaceae Paullinia pinnata, is morphologically similar but distinct by its often apically branched, sometimes bifurcate, longer conidiophores, 30-250(-290) µm long, and minutely verruculose conidia (Schubert & Braun 2005a); S. lonicerae differs in having longer and somewhat wider conidiophores, 22-350 x 3-5.5 µm, and somewhat longer and wider conidia, 3-19 x 1.5-5 µm (Schubert & Braun 2005b). 
Description type:Original description 
Description:Without distinct leaf spots, on the lower leaf surface as pale reddish orange-brown, effuse discolorations. Colonies hypophyllous, scattered to effuse, very pale orange-brown, not very conspicuous. Primary mycelium internal; hyphae branched, 2-5.5 µm wide, septate, with swellings and constrictions, pale olivaceous or brown, smooth, with slightly thickened walls. Stromata absent. Secondary mycelium external, superficial; hyphae branched, 1.5-4 µm wide, sometimes aggregated, rarely with small swelling, septate, mostly not constricted at the septa, very pale yellowish brown to pale brown, smooth to minutely verruculose, walls slightly thickened. Conidiophores solitary, arising from superficial hyphae, lateral or terminal, erect, straight to somewhat flexuous, unbranched, 15-75 x 2-4 µm, septate, sometimes slightly constricted at the septa, pale to medium brown, somewhat paler towards the apex, smooth, walls thickened, sometimes somewhat inflated at the base. Conidiogenous cells integrated, terminal or intercalary, cylindrical-oblong, proliferation sympodial, with a single or several conidiogenous loci, often crowded at the apex, more or less truncate, 0.5-1.5 µm wide, somewhat thickened and darkened-refractive. Conidia in unbranched or branched chains, straight, ellipsoid to subcylindrical, 4-14 x 2-4 µm, 0-1-septate, not constricted at the septum, subhyaline, very pale olivaceous-brown, smooth, walls unthickened, apex rounded or with 1-4 hila, more or less truncate at the base, hila not very conspicuous, 0.5-1(-1.5) µm wide, more or less thickened, somewhat darkened-refractive. 
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