Invasive Species Compendium

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Xylaria polymorpha
(decay: timber)

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Xylaria polymorpha (decay: timber)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 29 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Xylaria polymorpha
  • Preferred Common Name
  • decay: timber
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Sordariomycetes
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Xylaria polymorpha (Pers.) Grev.

Preferred Common Name

  • decay: timber

Other Scientific Names

  • Sphaeria polymorpha PERS. ex ST.-AMANS
  • Xylaria corrugata HAR. & PAT.
  • Xylaria obovata
  • Xylaria rugosa
  • Xylosphaera polymorpha (Pers.) Dumort.

International Common Names

  • English: root rot: trees
  • Spanish: podredumbre lanosa del manzano
  • French: pourridie laineux du poirier

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Vielgestaltige Holzkeule

EPPO code

  • XYLAPO (Xylaria polymorpha)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Ascomycota
  •             Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •                 Class: Sordariomycetes
  •                     Subclass: Sordariomycetidae
  •                         Order: Xylariales
  •                             Family: Xylariaceae
  •                                 Genus: Xylaria
  •                                     Species: Xylaria polymorpha

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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.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

North America

USAUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
-MichiganUnconfirmed record

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