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Emmanuel Byamukama, South Dakota State University, Bugwood.org
Mal del cipres; Cypress mortality
Phytophthora austrocedrae

Mal del cipres; Cypress mortality (Phytophthora austrocedrae) is a fungal pathogen of cypress trees. It is a native of South America.

This pathogen infects trees in the family Cupressaceae. Most evidence points to transmission of the pathogen by water source.

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