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Ovulariopsis farinosa Syd.

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 or basionymous. Taxonomic rank: species. Erysiphaceae Tul. & C. Tul.; Erysiphales.

Type Information: Basionym: Ovulariopsis farinosa Syd. Type: Ovulariopsis farinosa Syd.

Taxonomic Literature: Taxonomic notes: +hyphae tortuose. Braun U., Beih. Nova Hedwigia 89: 1-700 [620] (1987).

Biogeography: Continent: Southern America. Country or state(s): Costa Rica.

Ecology: Biotroph; phytopathogenic; growing on leaves, hypophyllous (effuse, white, infections conspicuous). Host or Phorophyte Taxonomy: Xanthophyllum microcarpum Chodat [= X. lanceatum (Miq.) J. J. Sm.]; Xanthophyllum, Malvaceae and Rutaceae.

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

Conidiomata: Present; hyphomycetous.

Conidiophores: Ovulariopsis-type; not branched (erect, 3-4-septate, in the upper half septate, 75-160 x 5-8 µm). Conidium Formation: Conidiogenous cells single. Conidia: Clavate (to oblong, attenuated towards the base); macroconidial, not branched, 50-78 µm long, 18-22 µm wide; aseptate.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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