The AMF Distribution in India - A Checklist

Sclerocystis liquidambaris Sclerocystis liquidambris C.G. Wu & Z.C. Chen (1987)

Basionyms and other popular names: Glomus liquidambaris R.T. Almeida & N.C. Schenck (1990) ≡ Glomus liquidambaris R.T. Almeida & N.C. Schenck ex Y.J. Yao (1995) ≡ Sclerocystis cunninghamia H.T. Hu (1988)]
Sclerocystis liquidambaris is reported from 1 state(s) of India namely Kerala, 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 Sclerocystis liquidambaris can be checked at Centre for Mycorrhizal Culture Collection (CMCC, TERI). Original description of Sclerocystis liquidambaris 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 Sclerocystis liquidambaris have yet not been isolated
Phylum : Glomeromycota
Class   : Glomeromycetes
Order    : Glomerales
Family   : Glomeraceae
Genus   :Sclerocystis
Species :liquidambaris
*Indicates data of present project
  1. Rajeshkumar PP& Thomas GV& Gupta A& Gopal M (2015) Diversity, richness and degree of colonization of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in coconut cultivated along with intercrops in high productive zone of Kerala, IndiaSymbiosis (2015) 65:125–141