The AMF Distribution in India - A Checklist

Racocetra gregaria (N.C. Schenck & T.H. Nicolson) Oehl, F.A. Souza & Sieverd. (2008)

Basionyms and other popular names: Scutellospora gregaria C. Walker & F.E. Sanders (1986) ≡ Gigaspora gregaria N.C. Schenck & T.H. Nicolson (1979)]
Racocetra gregaria is reported from 2 state(s) of India namely Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan, 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 gregaria can be checked at Centre for Mycorrhizal Culture Collection (CMCC, TERI). Original description of Racocetra gregaria 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 gregaria have yet not been isolated
Phylum : Glomeromycota
Class   : Glomeromycetes
Order    : Diversisporales
Family   : Gigasporaceae
Genus   :Racocetra
Species :gregaria
*Indicates data of present project
  1. Sharma A, Yadav M (2013) Isolation and characterization of vesicular arbuscular mycorrhiza from barley fields of jaipur district. International Journal of Agricultural Science and Research 3: 151-156
  2. Nisha MC, Subramaniam MS, Rajeshkumar S (2010) Diversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Associated with Plants having Tubers from Anaimalai Hills. College Sadhna 2:104-107