The AMF Distribution in India - A Checklist

Racocetra coralloidea (Trappe, Gerd. & I. Ho) Oehl, F.A. Souza & Sieverd. (2008)

Basionyms and other popular names: Scutellospora coralloidea C. Walker & F.E. Sanders (1986) ≡ Gigaspora coralloidea Trappe, Gerd. & I. Ho (1974)
Racocetra coralloidea is reported from 1 state(s) of India namely Meghalaya, GPS location for which is shown in map. Data can also be searched by location by clicking distribution map in menu checklist. A conclusion about their occurrence has been drawn on basis of culture based studies (bibliography given below). Availability of live culture of Racocetra coralloidea can be checked at Centre for Mycorrhizal Culture Collection (CMCC, TERI). Original description of Racocetra coralloidea is available at
Taxonomically reliable and clean sequences spanning small subunit (SSU) rRNA, Internal transcribed spacer (ITS) and large subunit rRNA region isolated from live cultures of AM fungal spores of Racocetra coralloidea have yet not been isolated
Phylum : Glomeromycota
Class   : Glomeromycetes
Order    : Diversisporales
Family   : Gigasporaceae
Genus   :Racocetra
Species :coralloidea
*Indicates data of present project
  1. Songachan LS, Kayang H (2011) Diversity and species composition of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in Flemingia vestita under shifting and continuous cropping system . NeBIO 2: 1-8