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

Cercospora grandissima Rangel. Bol. Agric. Sao Paulo, XVI A. 4 :322. 1955.

 Description: Leaf spots orbicular, 1-5 mm wide, at first uniformly reddish brown, later becoming grayish in the center with a brown border. Fruiting amphigenous but sometimes chiefly epiphyllous. Stromata lacking or a few brown cells. Conidiophores 1-10 in a fascicle, pale to medium brown, fairly uniform in colour and width, multiseptate, not branched, straight or 1-3 geniculate with thickened conidial scars, subtruncate at the apex, 40-160 × 4-4.5 μm. Conidia hyaline, acicular, straight to slightly curved, indistinctly multiseptate, acute at the apex, truncate at the base with a thickened hilum, 40-35 × 2-4.5 μm.

Taiwan, Taipei, 19 Jan. 1934, Herb. NTU-PPE.

 Habitat: On leaves of Dahlia variabilis Desf. (D. pinnata Cav.)

Brazil, Czechoslovakia, Guatemala, India, Jamaica, Japan, Mainland China, Malaysia, Mauritius, Philippines, Southern Sierra Leone, Taiwan, Zambia.


Hsieh, WH and Goh, TK. 1990.


W. H. Hsieh

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