Phylum:Anamorphic fungi >> Class: Anamorphic fungi >>  Order: Anamorphic fungi 
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 Scientific Name: Cercospora averrhoae

Cercospora averrhoae Petch, Ann. Roy Bot. Gard., Peradeniya 6: 249. 1917.

 Description: Leaf spots circular, 1-4 mm in diameter, white center and dark purple to brown margin. Fruiting plainly amphigenous, visible with the naked eyes. Stromata lacking or a few brown cells. Conidiophores 2-8 in a spreading fascicle, pale to very pale olivaceous brown, paler and narrower towards the apex, septate, not branched, geniculate, subtruncate at the apex, 30-140 × 4-6.5 μm; conidial scars thickened conspicuously. Conidia hyaline, acicular to obclavate, straight to mildly curved, indistinctly multiseptate, acute at the apex, truncate at the base with a thickened hilum, 25-150 × 3.5-7 μm.

Taiwan, Changhua Hsien, Hsitow, 7 March, 1986, NCHUPP-215.

 Habitat: On leaves of Averrhoa carambola L.

Mainland China, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan.


Hsieh, WH and Goh, TK. 1987.


W. H. Hsieh

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