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Oidium bixae Viégas

Data Set Maintenance: Data set compiled and standard item. Data set author(s): Kainz C. (00-08-01). Data set reviewer(s): Schubert K. (06-07-24); revised.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted or basionymous. Taxonomic rank: species. Erysiphaceae Tul. & C. Tul.; Erysiphales.

Type Information: Basionym: Oidium bixae Viégas. Type: Oidium bixae Viégas.

Taxonomic Literature: Taxonomic notes: +hyphae branched, 3.5-10 µm wide; +appressoria nipple-shaped to lobed;+condiophores foot-cells cylindric, followed by 1-2 somewhat shorter cells;. Braun U., Beih. Nova Hedwigia 89: 1-700 [600] (1987).

Biogeography: Continent: Africa, Asia-Temperate, and Southern America (Brazil, Venezuela). Country or state(s): Uganda; Taiwan.

Ecology: Biotroph; phytopathogenic; growing on leaves, amphigenous (patches or effused). Host or Phorophyte Taxonomy: Bixa orellana L.; Bixa, Bixaceae.

Reproduction Strategy: Only known as sterile, asexually reproducing form.

Conidiomata: Present; hyphomycetous.

Conidiophores: Pseudoidium-type; not branched; basal cells 15-35 µm long, 5-11 µm wide. Conidium Formation: Conidiogenous cells single. Conidia: Ovoid or doliiform; macroconidial, not branched, 22-34-(38.5) µm long, 13-19 µm wide; aseptate.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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