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Acorus calamus L. (Sweet-flag)

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Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Lansdown R.V. & Pankhurst T.J. Field Guide to the Identification of Difficult Aquatic Plants of the New Forest

Acorus calamus may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with Acorus calamus:

(decayed) decayed is decayed by fruitbody Endoperplexa enodulosa - a jelly fungus (Auriculariales) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
leaf (live) live leaf is spotted by amphigenous Ramularia hyphomycetous anamorph Ramularia aromatica - an anamorphic fungus (Capnodiales: Mycosphaerellaceae) UK/Ireland Restricted Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
leaf (live) live leaf is spotted by sparsely scattered, minute, black pycnidium of Ascochyta coelomycetous anamorph Ascochyta calami - a coelomycete (Pleosporales) UK/Ireland Grove, W.B., 1935 [causes reddish-brown blotches],
Dennis, R.W.G., 1995
leaf (lower part) leaf (lower part) is decayed by immersed pycnidium of Ascochyta coelomycetous anamorph Ascochyta acori - a coelomycete (Pleosporales) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
leaf leaf is spotted by amphigenous pycnidium of Phyllosticta coelomycetous anamorph Phyllosticta acorella - a coelomycete (Botryosphaeriales: Botryosphaeriaceae) UK/Ireland Grove, W.B., 1935 [causes elongated (up to 3cm long by c. 5mm wide), scarcely bordered, brown spots which later fade in the centre.]
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by Phlyctochytrium planicorne - a chytrid (cellulose saprobe) (Chytridiales: Chytridiaceae) Foreign Canter, H.M., 1961

Acorus calamus may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)

References

Canter, H.M., 1961 Studies on British Chytrids XVII: Species occurring on planktonic desmids
Dennis, R.W.G., 1995 Fungi of the South East England
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 Microfungi on Land Plants: An Identification Handbook
Grove, W.B., 1935 British Stem- and Leaf- Fungi: Coelomycetes Vol. I … Sphaeropsidales with hyaline conidia
Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 Checklist of the British and Irish Basidiomycota
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