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

Basionym:Cercosporina fukushiana Matsuura, Trans. Tattori Soc. Agric. Sci. Japan 1:83. 1928.

Cercospora fukushiana (Matsuura) Yamamoto, Jour. Plant Prot. 14: 699. 1927.

 Description: Leaf spots orbicular to suborbicular, 1-5 mm wide, at first uniformly brown or reddish brown, then dingy grey in the center with a brown margin. Fruiting amphigenous. Strornata small. Conidiophores fasciculate, pale olivaceous brown, slightly paler and narrower to-wards the subtruncate apex, 1- 4 septate, rarely branched, straight to flexuous or geniculate, 20-110 × 4-6 μm, conidial scars medium sized, thickened. Conidia hyaline, acicular, straight to mildly curved, indistinctly multiseptate, acute to subacute at the apex, truncate at the base with a thickened hilum, 20-185 × 3-4 μm.

Taiwan, Taipei, 8 Nov. NTU-PPE.

 Habitat: On leaves of Impatiens balsamina L.

Brunei, Cuba, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Mainland China, Malaysia, Mauri-tius, Nepal, Philippines, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe (Rhodesia).


Hsieh, WH and Goh, TK. 1990.


W. H. Hsieh

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