Phylum:Ascomycota >> Class: Dothideomycetes >>  Order: Dothideomycetes 
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 Scientific Name: Passalora arachidicola

= Cercospora arachidicola Hori. Nishigahara Agric. Expt. Sta. Tokyo. Ann. Rept. p. 26 1917.

Passalora arachidicola (Hori) U. Braun, New Zealand Journal of Botany 37 (2): 303. 1999.

 Description: Leaf spots orbicular to irregular, 1-5 mm wide, dark brown to almost black, usually surrounded by a yellow halo. Fruiting amphigenous on young spots chiefly epiphyllous. Stromata small, dark brown, 20-30 μm wide. Conidiophores 5-10 in a fascicle, pale golden brown, irregular in width, 0-2 septate, 0-1 geniculate, not branched, rounded or truncate at the apex, 20-45 × 3-5 μm. Conidia subhyaline to pale olivaceous, obclavate to obclavato-cylindric, straight to slightly curved, 3-12 septate, subacute to subobtuse at the apex, truncate or obconically truncate at the apex, 40-100 × 3-4 μm.

Taiwan, Changhua, Erhlin, 20 June, 1984, NCHUPP-4.

 Habitat: On leaves of Arachis hypogea L.

Widespread in tropical countries.


Hsieh, WH and Goh, TK. 1990; Stewart, EL, et al. 1999.


W. H. Hsieh

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