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

Cercospora zinniae Ellis & Martin, Jour. mycol. 1: 20. 1885.

 Description: Leaf spots circular to angular, 0.5-8 mm wide, at first brown, later becoming grey or white with a dark brown or purplish red margin. Fruiting amphigenous, but mostly epiphyllous. Stromata lacking or a few dark brown cells. Conidiophores 2-20 in a fascicle, pale to me-dium dark olivaceous brown, paler and narrower towards the apex, multiseptate, not branched, straight or geniculate, subtruncate at the apex, 10-120 × 4-6 μm. Conidia hyaline, acicular or obclavate, straight to mildly curved, indistinctly multiseptate, acute to subacute at the apex, truncate to subtruncate at the base, 20-140 × 2-4 μm.

Taiwan, Taichung Hsien, Hsinshe, 9 July, 1934, Herb. NTU-PPE.

 Habitat: On leaves of Zinnia elegans Jacq.

North and South America, Guam, Japan, Mainland China, Salvador, Taiwan, Thailand, Uganda.


Hsieh, WH and Goh, TK. 1990.


W. H. Hsieh

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