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Erysiphe afrormosiae (Piroz.) U. Braun & S. Takam. [2005284]

Data Set Maintenance: Data set compiled and standard item. Data set author(s): Kainz C. (00-07-31). Data set reviewer(s): Schubert K. (06-02-28); revised.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted or basionymous. Taxonomic rank: species. Synonyms: Uncinula afrormosiae (Piroz.) U. Braun; Erysiphaceae Tul. & C. Tul.; Erysiphales.

Type Information: Basionym: Uncinula incrassata var. afrormosiae Piroz. Type: Uncinula incrassata var. afrormosiae Piroz.

Taxonomic Literature: Taxonomic notes: +ascomata outer wall cells obscure, irregularly polygonal, ca. 8-15 µm diam.;. Braun U., Beih. Nova Hedwigia 89: 1-700 [544-545] (1987).

Biogeography: Continent: Africa. Country or state(s): Malawi (only known from the type collection).

Ecology: Biotroph; phytopathogenic; growing on leaves, amphigenous. Host or Phorophyte Taxonomy: Pericopsis angolensis (Baker) Meeuwen; Pericopsis, Leguminosae-Papilionoideae.

Reproduction Strategy: With sexual (and possible asexual) stages. Ascocarps: Cleistothecioid, orbicular, forming independently from the host thallus or mycelium, scattered or gregarious, .11-.15 mm in diam.. Margin: External filaments present; uncinate (closely, rarely subhelicoid), circinate, or sub-helicoid, .5-1 µm long, 4-7.5 µm in diameter, hyaline, numerous, 60-100 per mm², growing on the upper half of the ascocarp, smooth, thick (throughout), not ramified, aseptate.

Asci: 8-15 asci per ascocarp, indistinctly stipitate (mostly), 50-75 µm long, 25-40 µm wide; dehiscence unitunicate.

Ascospores: c. 8 per ascus, spores 6-8 per ascus, ellipsoid or ovoid, 16-25 µm long, 8-11 µm wide; septa absent.

Conidiomata: Present; hyphomycetous.

Conidiophores: Pseudoidium-type; not branched. Conidium Formation: Conidiogenous cells single. Conidia: Ellipsoid or cylindrical; macroconidial, not branched, 30-35 µm long, 15 µm wide; aseptate.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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