Ceratocystis is a genus of fungi in the family Ceratocystidaceae.[1] Several species are important plant pathogens, causing diseases such as oak wilt and pineapple black rot.

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A culture of Ceratocystis resinifera
Scientific classification e
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Order: Microascales
Family: Ceratocystidaceae
Genus: Ceratocystis
Ellis & Halst. (1890)

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  1. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet. Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany. 13: 1–58. Archived from the original on 2009-03-18. Retrieved 2015-09-23.
  2. ^ Chen SF, Van Wyk M, Roux J, Wingfield MJ, Xie YJ, Zhou XD (2013). "Taxonomy and pathogenicity of Ceratocystis species on Eucalyptus trees in South China, including C. chinaeucensis sp. nov". Fungal Diversity. 58 (1): 267–79. doi:10.1007/s13225-012-0214-5.
  3. ^ a b "Two new species of fungi that kill ʻōhiʻa trees get Hawaiian names". University of Hawaiʻi System News. 16 April 2018. Retrieved 14 May 2018.

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