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Oidium tamarindi (W. Y. Yen) U. Braun

Data Set Maintenance: Data set compiled and standard item. Data set author(s): Kainz C. (00-08-01). Data set reviewer(s): Schubert K. (06-07-26); revised.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted. Taxonomic rank: species. Synonyms: Oidium oblongisporum Sawada; Erysiphaceae Tul. & C. Tul.; Erysiphales.

Type Information: Basionym: Oidium erysiphoides f. tamarindi W. Y. Yen. Type: Oidium erysiphoides f. tamarindi W. Y. Yen.

Taxonomic Literature: Taxonomic notes: +hyphae branched, septate, 3.6-6 µm wide. Braun U., Beih. Nova Hedwigia 89: 1-700 [616] (1987).

Biogeography: Continent: Africa, Asia-Temperate, and Asia-Tropical. Country or state(s): Ghana (and South Africa); Taiwan; Sri Lanka and Malaysian Borneo (Malaysia).

Ecology: Biotroph; phytopathogenic; growing on leaves, amphigenous. Host or Phorophyte Taxonomy: Tamarindus indica L.; Tamarindus, Leguminosae-Papilionoideae.

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

Conidiomata: Present; hyphomycetous.

Conidiophores: Pseudoidium-type; not branched (cylindric, 50.5-99.4 x 7.2-9.6 µm); basal cells 26.4-72 µm long, 5.5-6 µm wide. Conidium Formation: Conidiogenous cells single. Conidia: Ellipsoid or cylindrical; macroconidial, not branched, 27.6-57.6 µm long, 12-14.4 µm wide; aseptate.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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