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

Cercospora setariae Atkinson, Jour. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 8: 50. 1892.

 Description: Leaf spots oval to elliptical, 2-10 mm × 0.5-2 mm, dark reddish brown, later become grey in the center, often confluent. Fruiting amphigenous but chiefly hypophyllous. Stromata small, brown, filling stomatal openings. Conidiophores 2-15 in a divergent fascicle, pale yellowish olivaceous, wavy in shape, 1-2 geniculate, small thickened conidial scars at the rounded apex, 8-40 × 2-3 um. Conidia hyaline, narrowly obclavate, straight to mildly curved or undulate, indistinctly multiseptate, subacute to subobtuse at the apex, subtruncate to long obconically truncate at the base, 30-80 × 1.5-2.5 μm.

Taiwan, Taichung Hsien, Kukuan, 27 Oct. 1985, NCHUPP-117a.

 Habitat: On leaves of Setaria palmifolia (Koen.) Stapf

From Alabama and Oklahoma to Wisconsin and eastward, Argentina, Mainland China, Guatemala, Japan, Lower Russia, Minas Geraes, Taiwan, Uganda.


Hsieh, WH and Goh, TK. 1990.


W. H. Hsieh

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