Phylum:Anamorphic fungi >> Class: Anamorphic fungi >>  Order: Anamorphic fungi 
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 Scientific Name: Pseudocercospora melanolepidis

Pseudocercospora melanolepidis (Sawada ex) Goh & Hsieh, Trans. mycol. Soc. R.O.C. 2: 132. 1987.

 Description: Leaf spots suborbicular, angular or irregular, 0.5-3 mm wide, dark brown with a wide yellowish margin. Fruiting hypophyllous. Secondary mycelium external: hyphae subhyaline to pale olivaceous, 2-2.5 μm wide, septate, branched, ascending the stellate leaf hairs, bearing secondary conidiophores terminally and laterally. Stromata composed of a few brown cells. Conidiophores 2-8 in a divergent fascicle or arise singly from the secondary mycelial hyphae, pale olivaceous to pale olivaceous brown, straight, not branched, not geniculate, 0-2 septate, rounded or conically truncate at the apex; primary conidiophores 20-65 × 3-4 μm; secondary conidiophores as short projections of the external hyphae or up to 10 μm long; conidial scars inconspicuous. Conidia cylindric to obclavato-cylindric, straight to mildly curved, subhyaline to pale yellowish olivaceous, 2-12 septate, obtuse at the apex, subtruncate to obconically truncate at the base, 25-130 × 2.5-4 μm; hilum inconspicuous.

Taiwan, Taipei Hsien, Wulai, 4 Nov. 1928, holotype in Herb. NTU-PPE.

 Habitat: On leaves of Melanolepis multiglandulosa (Reinw.) Reich. f. & Zoll.



Sawada, K. 1943a; Sawada, K. 1943b.


W. H. Hsieh

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