Image Number: 5383210

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Symptoms
Description:
Redbay tree infected with laurel wilt fungus showing typical black staining of the sapwood
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Field

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Image location:
Jekyll Island, Georgia, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Sordariomycetes
Subclass: Sordariomycetidae
Order: Ophiostomatales
Family: Ophiostomataceae
Genus: Raffaelea
Subject: Raffaelea lauricola Harrington & Fraedrich

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Magnoliidae
Order: Laurales
Family: Lauraceae
Genus: Persea
Subject: Persea borbonia (L.) Spreng.
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, October 30, 2008
Image last updated:
Wednesday, January 7, 2009