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Areca catechu L.
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Amphisphaeriaceae  Pestalotia heteronema @ BPI (1)

Pestalotia palmarum @ BPI (3)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Diplodia arecina @ BPI (6)

Diplodia catechu @ BPI (1)

Guignardia arecae @ BPI (2)

Phyllosticta arecae @ BPI (1)

Phyllosticta catechu @ BPI (1)

Phyllosticta @ BPI (1)

Phyllostictina arecae @ BPI (1)
Ceratocystidaceae  Thielaviopsis @ BPI (1)
Dermateaceae  Gloeosporium arecae @ BPI (1)

Gloeosporium catechu @ BPI (1); 394327A (1); 394327B (1)

Gloeosporium palmarum @ BPI (3)
Diaporthaceae  Phomopsis arecae @ BPI (4)

Phomopsis palmicola @ 358887C (1); BPI (4); 358887A (1); 358887B (1)
Ganodermataceae  Ganoderma mangiferae @ BPI (2)

Ganoderma @ BPI (1)
Glomerellaceae  Colletotrichum arecae @ BPI (8)

Colletotrichum gloeosporioides @ BPI (4); 397559B (1); 397559A (1)
Grammotheleaceae  Grammothele delicata @ BPI (1)
Hypocreaceae  Trichoderma @ BPI (1)
Miridae  Mircarvalhoia arecae @ AMNH_PBI (6)
Pleosporaceae  Alternaria @ 445659B (1); 445659A (1)
Polyporaceae  Polyporus manilaensis @ BPI (1)

Polyporus rugulosus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus @ BPI (1)
Schizophyllaceae  Schizophyllum commune @ BPI (1)
Trichosphaeriaceae  Brachysporium arecae @ BPI (1)
Xylariaceae  Anthostomella arecae @ BPI (2)
_  Botryodiplodia palmarum @ BPI (2)

Exosporium arecae @ BPI (1)

Exosporium eximium @ BPI (2)

Exosporium pulchellum @ BPI (3)

Macrophomella pandani @ BPI (1)

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Areca catechu L.
betel palm

General Information
Symbol: ARCA41
Group: Monocot
Family: Arecaceae
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : PB   I
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ARCA42 Areca cathecu L.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Arecidae
Order Arecales
Family Arecaceae ⁄ Palmae – Palm family
Genus Areca L. – areca palm
Species Areca catechu L. – betel palm

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