Ceratocystis albifundus

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symptoms of infection by Ceratocystis albifundus on: C+G) Acacia mearnsii, E) Protea cynaroides, H+J+K) Acacia exuvialis (click on image to enlarge it)
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Source: Studies in Mycology (2014), vol. 79, p. 188

Ceratocystis albifundus M.J. Wingf., De Beer & M.J. Morris (1996) - (wattle wilt)

The fungus causes a serious wilt disease of black wattle (Acacia mearnsii), other Acacia species and other trees in southern Africa. A. mearnsii is not native in South Africa and is grown in plantations. Symptoms of infection include streaked discoloration of the vascular tissue, stem cankers, gum exudation, wilt and tree death. The fungus spreads through insects visiting infected trees.

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Ceratocystis albofundus