Image Number: 5475287

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Symptoms
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Large, dark lesions have formed near or on the leaf base of all the rachides of this Phoenix roebelenii canopy. These lesions often continue to expand, and the fungus will infect the spear leaf and the apical meristem causing a bud and crown rot.
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Field

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United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Sordariomycetes
Subclass: Xylariomycetidae
Order: Xylariales
Family: Amphisphaeriaceae
Genus: Pestalotiopsis
Subject: Pestalotiopsis palmarum (Cooke) Steyaert

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Arecidae
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Phoenix
Subject: Phoenix roebelenii O'Brien
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Image uploaded:
Sunday, August 19, 2012
Image last updated:
Sunday, August 19, 2012