Image Number: 5366978

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Description:
Witches' brooms in a fir tree, caused by fir broom rust (Melampsorella caryophyllacearum).
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Urediniomycotinia
Class: Urediniomycetes
Subclass: Urediniomycetidae
Order: Uredinales
Family: Pucciniastraceae
Genus: Melampsorella
Subject: Melampsorella caryophyllacearum (DC.) J. Schröt

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Abies
Subject: Abies spp. P. Mill.
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Image uploaded:
Friday, February 15, 2008
Image last updated:
Monday, April 14, 2008