Phylum:Ascomycota >> Class: Dothideomycetes >>  Order: Dothideomycetes 
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 Scientific Name: Cercospora castillosae

Cercospora castillosae [Sawada ex] Goh & Hsieh. Trans. mycol. Soc. R.O.C. 2(2): 126 1987.

 Description: Leaf spots mostly aggregated along the margin of the leaf, suborbicular to irregular, dull brown to grey, 0.5-12 mm wide. Fruiting amphigenous. Stromata none or a few dark brown cells. Conidiophores 2-17 in a divergent fascicle, pale brown, uniform in colour and width, mostly straight, not branched, 1-5 septate, 0-5 geniculate, subtruncate or rounded at the apex, 30-180 × 4-7 μm; conidial scars conspicuously thickened. Conidia acicular, hyaline, straight to mildly curved, indistinctly 3-15 septate, acute at the apex, truncate at the base with a conspicuously thickened hilum, 35-180 × 2-4.5 μm.

Taiwan, Chiayi, 15 Nov. 1908, holotype in Herb. NTU-PPE

 Habitat: On leaves of Castillosa elastica Cerv.



Sawada, K. 1943b.


W. H. Hsieh

 Note: Since the Genus of the host plant is Castillosa, the species epithet castillosae is used for this fungus. A part of Sawada's cotype is deposited in the U.S.D.A. Mycological Herbarium.