Image Number: 5405301

Close-up of the lower surface of a leaf with angular areas of older and younger infections caused by the fungus Plasmopara cercidis.  White sporangiaphores and sporangia can be seen coming from the younger infected tissue.
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Kentucky, United States


Kingdom: Chromista
Phylum: Oomycota
Class: Oomycetes
Order: Peronosporales
Family: Peronosporaceae
Genus: Plasmopara
Subject: Plasmopara cercidis C.G. Shaw, Mycologia 43(4): 452 (1951)


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Genus: Cercis
Subject: Cercis canadensis Linnaeus
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Monday, November 2, 2009
Image last updated:
Monday, March 22, 2010