Ceratocystis paradoxa

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Ceratocystis paradoxa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Subclass: Hypocreomycetidae
Order: Microascales
Family: Ceratocystidaceae
Genus: Ceratocystis
Species: C. paradoxa
Binomial name
Ceratocystis paradoxa
(Dade) C. Moreau, (1952)
Synonyms

Ceratostomella paradoxa Dade, Trans. (1928)
Chalara paradoxa (De Seynes) Sacc., (1892)
Chalara thielavioides (Peyronel) Nag Raj & W.B. Kendr., (1975)
Chalaropsis thielavioides Peyronel, (1916)
Endoconidiophora paradoxa (De Seynes) R.W. Davidson, (1935)
Endoconidium fragrans Delacr., (1893)
Hughesiella euricoi Bat. & A.F. Vital, (1956)
Neocarpenteles acanthosporum (Udagawa & Takada) Udagawa & Uchiy., (2002)
Ophiostoma paradoxum (Dade) Nannf., (1934)
Sporoschisma paradoxum De Seynes, De la Formation de corps reproducteurs appelés Acrospores 3: 30 (1886)
Stilbochalara dimorpha Ferd. & Winge, (1910)
Thielaviopsis ethacetica Went [as 'ethaceticus'], (1893)
Thielaviopsis euricoi (Bat. & A.F. Vital) A.E. Paulin, T.C. Harr. & McNew, (2002)
Thielaviopsis paradoxa (De Seynes) Höhn., (1904)
Thielaviopsis thielavioides (Peyr.) A.E. Paulin, T.C. Harr. & McNew, (2002)

Ceratocystis paradoxa is a plant pathogen able to cause disease in many species.

It is a cosmopolitan fungus and has been reported from Ananas (Bromeliaceae), Cocos spp., Elaeis spp. (Arecaceae), Ipomoea spp. (Convolvulaceae), Musa spp. (Musaceae), Theobroma spp. (Malvaceae), Saccharum spp. (Poaceae) and other plant families and causes Leaf and fruit rot on them.

Pineapple black rot is one of the most important diseases caused by C. paradoxa.

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References[edit]

  • CAB International (2005). Crop Protection Compendium, 2005 edition. Wallingford, UK www.cabi.org.