chestnut blight or canker
Cryphonectria parasitica (Murrill) M.E. Barr


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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Sordariomycetes
Subclass: Sordariomycetidae
Order: Diaporthales
Family: Incertae sedis
Genus: Cryphonectria

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Species Fungorum: 312329

Synonyms and Other Names

Related Scientific Names:

Diaporthe parasitica Murrill(Synonym)
Endothia parasitica (Murrill) P.J. anderson & H.W. Anderson(Synonym)


Category: Stem Decays and Cankers
Category: Vascular Wilts


Common Name Reference: Tainter, F.H., and F.A. Baker. 1996. Principles of Forest Pathology. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. New York, 803 pp.

Scientific Name Reference: Index Fungorum. Paul Kirk. CABI, CBS and Landcare Research.