H.P. Sydow's scientific contributions

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... There are undoubtedly collections which have not been published, and some, particularly earlier, collections may be under names which applied to multiple species under current taxonomic concepts, and therefore are not clearly identifiable as Thecaphora melandrii. Nevertheless, it seems that this is a scarce species, with few records anywhere; several authors comment specifically on its scarcity (Sydow 1934;Liro 1938;Lindeberg 1959). There has been a surge in recent records, particularly a clutch of records from Germany (Kruse et al. 2015(Kruse et al. , 2017(Kruse et al. , 2020, probably as result of renewed interest in smuts (but possibly also affected by changes in the publication of records), but the number of recent records is still small by contrast with Microbotryum spp. ...