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

Cercospora papayae Hansford, Proc. Linn. Soc. London 1942-43: 58. 1943.

 Description: Leaf spots suborbicular to irregular, 3-8 mm wide, pale yellowish brown, with a darker, slightly raised margin. Fruiting amphigenous. Stromata lacking or just a few brown cells. Conidiophores 3-30 in a fascicle, pale olivaceous brown to medium brown, paler at the apex, irregular in width, multiseptate, not branched, 0-4 geniculate, 50-130 × 3-5 μm. Conidia hyaline, acicular, shorter ones may be cylindric, straight to curved, indistinctly multiseptate, subacute to subobtuse at the apex, truncate at the base, 30-130 × 3-5 μm.

Taiwan, Taichung, 6 May, 1968, NCHUPP-01.255.

 Habitat: On leaves of Carica papaya L.

Brazil, India, Mainland China, Malawi, Mauritius, Nepal, New Guinea, Sey-chelles, Sudan, Taiwan, Tonga, Uganda, Venezuela.


Hsieh, WH and Goh, TK. 1990.


W. H. Hsieh

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