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Oidium ceratoniae Comes

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 ceratoniae Comes. Type: Oidium ceratoniae Comes.

Taxonomic Literature: Taxonomic notes: +appressoria lobed; +conidiophores foot-cells followed by 1-2 somewhat shorter cells. Braun U., Beih. Nova Hedwigia 89: 1-700 [603-604] (1987); Braun U., The powdery mildews (Erysiphales) of Europe. - 1-337. Jena, Stuttgart, New York (1995).

Biogeography: Mediterranean. Continent: Africa, Asia-Temperate (Asia Minor), Europe (southern parts), and Southern America. Region(s): Brazil (Amazon). Country or state(s): Corsica (France), France (excl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Andorra & Monaco) (and Madeira), Greece, Italy (incl. San Marino & The Vatican City, excl. Sicily, Sardinia), and Former Yugoslavia [incl. Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovenia]; Algeria, Libya (and Israel), Morocco, and Mauritius (Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar).

Ecology: Biotroph; phytopathogenic; growing on leaves. Host or Phorophyte Taxonomy: Ceratonia siliqua L.; Ceratonia, Leguminosae-Papilionoideae.

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

Conidiomata: Present; hyphomycetous.

Conidiophores: Pseudoidium-type; not branched (erect, straight, cylindric). Conidium Formation: Conidiogenous cells single. Conidia: More or less cylindrical; macroconidial, not branched, 26-36 µm long, 12-14 µm wide; aseptate.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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