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

Pseudocercospora ixorae (Solh.) Deighton. Mycol. Pap. 140:145, 1976.

Basionym: Cercospora ixorae Solheim in Stevens & Pcirce, Indian Jour. Agric. Sci. 3(5): 15, 1933..

 Description: Leaf spots suborbicular, 4-30 mm wide, confluent and become irregular, at first yellowish or orangy, then become tan to pale brown, finally the center turns grayish, surrounded by darker lines and a distinct dark brown margin, zonate in appearance. Fruiting amphigenous but more abundant on the lower leaf surface, especially on the dark margin of the spots. Stromata subglobular, dark brown, 20-50 μm wide, erumpent. Conidiophores densely fasciculate, subhyaline to very pale olivaceous brown, indistinctly 0-2 septate, irregular in width, not branched, rarely geniculate, substraight to variously bent, conically rounded at the apex, 15-40 × 2-4 μm. Conidia subhyaline to very pale olivaceous, cylindric or longer ones filiform, straight to mildly curved, indistinctly 2-9 septate, tip subobtuse to narrowly rounded, truncate at the base, 20-75 × 2-3.5 μm.

Taiwan, Taichung, NCHU Campus, 2 July, 1984, NCHUPP-7.

 Habitat: On leaves of lxora spp.

India, Taiwan.


Hsieh, WH and Goh, TK. 1990. Yamamoto, W. 1934.


W. H. Hsieh

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