Journal of Applied and Natural Science 1(1):27-30(2009)
The genus Asterina and its anamorph on Elaeocarpus species in Southern Western ghats of peninsular India
V. B. Hosagoudar
Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Palode - 695562, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), INDIA
Abstract : The present study observed that the family Elaeocarpaceae comprises three genera: Elaeocarpus, Sloanea and Muntingia in India. Of these, Elaeocarpus munronii, E. serratus, E. tectorius and E. tuberculatus were found infected with Asterina gamsii, A. elaeocarpi var. ovalis, A. elaeocarpicola and Asterostomella elaeocarpi-serrati in the Southern Western Ghats of peninsular India. All these species are described and illustrated in detail.
Keywords : Fungi, Black mildews, Asterina, Elaeocarpus, Southern western ghats