By comparative examination of type specimens and freshly collected material, and pure cultures and by inoculation experiments, it was shown that Phyllosticta destructiva 1 and numerous other Phoma-like fungi described on Malvaceae and Lycium halimifolium are identical with the übiquitous weak and wound parasite Phoma exigua Desm.

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H.A. van der Aa, & H.A. van Kesteren. (1971). The identity of Phyllosticta destructiva Desm. and similar Phoma-like Fungi described from Malvaceae and Lycium halimifolium. Acta botanica neerlandica, 20(5), 552–563.