Image Number: 0656046

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Descriptor:
Sign
Description:
Cross section of potato tuber infected by Thecaphora solani, showing the individual spore-containing cavities.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
Peru

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Ustilaginomycotinia
Class: Ustilaginomycetes
Subclass: Ustilaginomycetidae
Order: Ustilaginales
Family: Glomosporiaceae
Genus: Thecaphora
Subject: Thecaphora solani Barrus

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Solanum
Subject: Solanum tuberosum L.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, November 10, 2004
Image last updated:
Monday, July 7, 2008