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Remarks (internal):Mirza (1968) has revised this genus; Welch (1926) has made a monographic study of this genus in North America and Miller & Baumeister (1957) have studied three species in culture. 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:CUCURBITARIA S.F.Gray, Nat. Arr. Br. PI. 1: 508, 519, 1821.
Crotonocarpia Fuckel, Symb. mycol.: 163, 1870.
Type sp.: C. berberidis (Pers.: Fr.) S.F. Gray, Nat. Arr. Br. PI. 1: 519, 1821.
Anamorphs: Camarosporium Schulzer, Dichomera Cooke, Pyrenochaeta de Not. and Diplodia Fr.
Pseudothecia small, black, clustered in groups on a basal hypostroma, subglobose, turbinate or almost flask-shaped, immersed, but always becoming fully or partly erumpent, with a rounded plane and minutely papillate apex which is ostiolate. Hypostroma subiculate or pseudoparenchymatous, scanty or well-developed, of fungal tissue or mixed with host tissue. Peridium smooth to rough, sometimes hairy, composed of dark brown angular to globose cells, often thickened at the base. Asci cylindrical, thick-walled, 2-8 spored, arising from a basal hymenium at different levels. Ascospores uniseriate or biseriate in the ascus, initially hyaline, later dark olivaceous brown to dark brown, ellipsoidal to broadly fusiform, dictyoseptate, constricted at the septa, with obtuse or acute ends. Pseudoparaphyses filamentous, hyaline, septate, branched. Saprophytes on dead branches.
Anamorphs: Camarosporium Schulz. Pycnidia immersed, globose, unilocular, dark brown to black, ostiolate. The wall composed of thick, dark brown, angular cells on the outside and paler thin-walled cells towards the interior. Conidiogenous cells holoblastic, annellidic, indeterminate, discrete, doliiform, lageniform or cylindrical, hyaline, smooth, formed from the inner cells lining the pycnidial cavity. Conidia brown to pale brown, dictyoseptate, smooth to verruculose, constricted or not at the transverse septa, with a truncate base and obtuse apex, variable in shape.
Dichomera Cooke: Pycnidia stromatic, multilocular, immersed to erumpent, ostiolate. The wall composed of thick-walled, dark brown cells externally and thin-walled, angular cells towards the interior. Conidiogenous cells simple, determinate or rarely indeterminate, similar as in Camarosporium. Conidia dictyoseptate, brown, variable in shape, smooth, constricted or not at the transverse septa, with a truncate base. This is a stromatic form of Camarosporium.
Pyrenochaeta de Not.: Pycnidia solitary to sometimes aggregated, globose, immersed to superficial, unilocular, brown, setose, ostiolate with a wall composed of pale brown cells. Conidiophores elongate, filiform, branched near the base, hyaline, septate, arising from the cells lining the pycnidial cavity. Conidiogenous cells enteroblastic, phialidic, determinate, integrated, as short lateral branches, hyaline, smooth, with a minute collarette and channel. Conidia hyaline, one celled, smooth, guttulate, cylindrical to ellipsoidal.
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