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

Cercospora cyperi Sawada Taiwan Agric, Exp. Sta. (Special Bul. 19) 1: 37, 668. 1919.

 Description: Spots on leaves and sheaths at first only indistinct yellowish areas, then enlarge gradually and turn pale brown, more or less elliptical, 2-10 mm long. Fruiting amphigenous. Stromata mostly a few large brown cells filling stomatal openings. Conidiophores 3-15 in a divergent fascicle, pale brown, paler towards the apex, irregular in width but mostly broader at the apex, substraight below, mildly or abruptly 1-3 geniculate above, 1-4 septate, conic at the tip, often with a new borne conidial primodium, 40-90 × 4-6 μm, conidial scars small, 1-1.5 μm wide, conspicuously thickened. Conidia hyaline, linearly obclavate or acicular, straight or mildly curved, indistinctly multiseptate, subacute to subobtuse at the apex, subtruncate or obconically truncate to subobtuse at the apex, subtruncate or obconically truncate at the base, 40-120 × 3-4 μm, hilum conspicuously thickened.

Taiwan, Taipei, 25 Oct. 1924, holotype Herb NTU-PPE, on Cyperus sp.

 Habitat: On leaves, sheaths and flowers of Cyperus spp.

Japan, Taiwan, Uganda.


Hsieh, WH and Goh, TK. 1990.


W. H. Hsieh

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