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Epicoccum sorghinum(LEPTSA)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: LEPTSA
  • Preferred name: Epicoccum sorghinum
  • Authority: (Saccardo) Aveskamp, Gruyter & Verkley

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Epicoccum sorghi (Saccardo) Aveskamp, Gruyter & Verkley
Leptosphaeria sacchari Breda de Haan
Phoma glumicola Spegazzini
Phoma sorghina (Saccardo) Boerema, Dorenbosch & van Kesteren
Phyllosticta glumicola (Spegazzini) Hara
Phyllosticta sacchari Spegazzini
Phyllosticta sorghina Saccardo

Common names
Name Language
Ringfleckenkrankheit: Zuckerrohr German
Florida ring spot of sugarcane English
ring spot of sugarcane English
taches rondes de la canne à sucre French
Kingdom Fungi ( 1FUNGK )
Phylum Ascomycota ( 1ASCOP )
Subphylum Pezizomycotina ( 1PEZIQ )
Class Dothideomycetes ( 1DOTHC )
Subclass Pleosporomycetidae ( 1PLEOL )
Order Pleosporales ( 1PLEOO )
Family Didymellaceae ( 1DIDYF )
Genus Epicoccum ( 1EPCCG )
Species Epicoccum sorghinum ( LEPTSA )