Phylum:Ascomycota >> Class: Dothideomycetes >>  Order: Dothideomycetes 
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 Scientific Name: Pseudocercospora eriobotryae

Pseudocercospora eriobotryae (Enjoji) Goh & Hsieh. Trans. mycol. Soc. R.O.C. 2(2):135, 1987.

Basionym: Cercosporina eriobotryae Enjoji, Plant Pest Magazine 18:329-332, 1931..

 Description: Leaf spots suborbicular to irregularly angular, 2-10 mm in length or coalesce to form larger spots, brown with dark border. Fruiting amphigenous but mostly epiphyllous. Stromata well developed, may up to 90 μm wide, subglobose to elongated, erumpent, consists of large brown cells. Secondary mycelium absent. Conidiophores medium to densely fasciculate, may up to 50 stalks in a compact fascicle, pale olivaceous brown, straight to sinuous, irregular in width, tip truncate or conically rounded, septation and geniculation present, branching absent, 10-30 × 2.5-4 μm, conidial scars unthickened or inconspicuous. Conidia subhyaline, cylindric to narrowly obclavate, straight to mildly curved, 3-10 septate, smooth, subobtuse to obtuse at the apex, obconically truncate at the base, 20-70 × 2-2.5 μm, hilum unthickened.

Taiwan, Taipei, 1 May, 1932, holotype in Herb. NTU-PPE, on Eriobotrya japonica Lindi. Taichung, NCHU Campus, 4 March, 1984, NCHUPP-2, on E. japonica. Taichung, NCHU Campus, 18 Aug. 1984, NCHUPP-70, on E. deflexa Hernsi.

 Habitat: On leaves of Eriobotrya japonica Lindl. and Eriobotrya deflexa (Hernsi.) Nakai.

Japan, Taiwan.


Sawada, K. 1933.


W. H. Hsieh

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