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Oidium clitoriae Narayanas. & K. Ramakr.

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 clitoriae Narayanas. & K. Ramakr. Type: Oidium clitoriae Narayanas. & K. Ramakr.

Taxonomic Literature: Taxonomic notes: +hyphae hyaline to light grey, branched. Braun U., Beih. Nova Hedwigia 89: 1-700 [605] (1987).

Biogeography: Continent: Asia-Tropical. Country or state(s): India, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, and Moluccas (Spice Islands, Indonesia) (Java).

Ecology: Biotroph; phytopathogenic; growing on leaves, epiphyllous (at first small spots, later light, grey patches, sometimes covering the entire leaf surface), causing the growth of galls (leaves occasionally curled due to the attack by the disease). Host or Phorophyte Taxonomy: Clitoria ternata L.; Clitoria, Leguminosae-Papilionoideae.

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

Conidiomata: Present; hyphomycetous.

Conidiophores: Pseudoidium-type; not branched (2-4-septate). Conidium Formation: Conidiogenous cells single. Conidia: Cylindrical (barrel-shaped); macroconidial, not branched, 27.3-47.3 µm long, 12.7-20 µm wide; aseptate.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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