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Albugo candida

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Albugo candida

Albugo candida on Capsella bursa-pastoris
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Phylum: Heterokontophyta
Class: Oomycetes
Order: Peronosporales
Family: Albuginaceae
Genus: Albugo
Species: A. candida
Binomial name
Albugo candida
(Pers.) Kuntze

Aecidium candidum Pers. (1797)
Albugo cruciferarum (DC.) Gray (1821)
Cystopus candidus (Pers.) Lév. (1847)
Uredo candida (Pers.) Fr., (1832)
Uredo cruciferarum DC.

White rust, Albugo candida is a species from family Albuginaceae; however, all the other species in this family are called "white rust." Like other water moulds which are plant pathogens, it is sometimes called a fungus, although water moulds are not classified in the kingdom Fungi.


  • Albugo candidans
  • Aecidium candidum Pers., (1797)
  • Albugo cruciferarum (DC.) Gray, (1821)
  • Cystopus candidans
  • Cystopus candidus (Pers.) Lév., (1847)
  • Uredo candida (Pers.) Fr., (1832)
  • Uredo candida Rabenh.
  • Uredo cruciferarum DC.



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