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Hypocrea rufa
(green mould of narcissus)



Hypocrea rufa (green mould of narcissus)


  • Last modified
  • 24 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Hypocrea rufa
  • Preferred Common Name
  • green mould of narcissus
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Sordariomycetes
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Hypocrea rufa (Pers.) Fr.

Preferred Common Name

  • green mould of narcissus

Other Scientific Names

  • Trichoderma glaucum E.V. Abbott
  • Trichoderma lignorum (Tode) Harz.
  • Trichoderma narcissi
  • Trichoderma viride Persoon ex Fr.

International Common Names

  • English: fruit rot of citrus; saprophyte of woody plants; stem-end rot of citrus

Local Common Names

  • Germany: antagonist of Ceratocystis ulmi; Fruchtfäule: Zitrus
  • Netherlands: rossige kussentjeszwam

EPPO code

  • TRCDNA (Trichoderma narcissi)
  • TRCDVI (Trichoderma viride)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Ascomycota
  •             Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •                 Class: Sordariomycetes
  •                     Subclass: Hypocreomycetidae
  •                         Order: Hypocreales
  •                             Family: Hypocreaceae
  •                                 Genus: Hypocrea
  •                                     Species: Hypocrea rufa

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes


Congo, Democratic Republic of thePresentCABI (Undated a)
EthiopiaPresentCABI (Undated a)
NigeriaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)


BangladeshPresentRazia Sultana and Shamim Shamsi (2010)
ChinaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-JiangxiPresentCABI (Undated a)
IndiaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-Himachal PradeshPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-KeralaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-Tamil NaduPresentCABI (Undated a)
-Uttar PradeshPresentCABI (Undated a)
IndonesiaPresentCABI (Undated a)
JapanPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
NepalPresentIPPC (2005)
PakistanPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
South KoreaPresentCABI (Undated a)
TaiwanPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)


BelarusPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
CzechoslovakiaPresentCABI (Undated a)
Federal Republic of YugoslaviaPresentCABI (Undated a)
FinlandPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
GermanyPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
GreecePresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
HungaryPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
ItalyPresentCABI (Undated a)
NetherlandsPresentCABI (Undated a)
NorwayPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
PolandPresentCABI (Undated a)
RomaniaPresentCABI (Undated a)
RussiaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
Serbia and MontenegroPresentCABI (Undated a)
SpainPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
United KingdomPresentCABI (Undated a)

North America

CanadaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-OntarioPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
CubaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
United StatesPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-AlaskaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-CaliforniaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-ConnecticutPresentCABI (Undated a)
-MississippiPresentCABI (Undated a)
-New HampshirePresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-OklahomaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-OregonPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-WashingtonPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-WisconsinPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)


American SamoaPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Brooks, 2002
New ZealandPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)

South America

ArgentinaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
BrazilPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-RondoniaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
ColombiaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

IPPC, 2005. Disease of Crops. In: IPPC Official Pest Report, Rome, Italy: FAO.

Razia Sultana, Shamim Shamsi, 2010. Association of fungi with symptomatic plant parts of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) from Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Pathology. 26 (1/2), 69-75.

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