No Common Name Puccinia liliacearum DubyNon-native  

Status:

Researchers suggest that this was introduced to the U.S. (from Europe/Middle East) in the 1970s (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Relationships:

This fungus is described as a rust occurring on Star of Bethlehem.

There are 8 records in the project database.

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Puccinia liliacearum hosting on Star of Bethlehem in Harford Co., Maryland (4/29/2018). Photo by Austin Jennings. (MBP list)

Puccinia liliacearum on Star of Bethlehem in Harford Co., Maryland (4/27/2018). Found by Austin Jennings. Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Puccinia liliacearum on Star of Bethlehem in Harford Co., Maryland (4/27/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Puccinia liliacearum on Star of Bethlehem in Harford Co., Maryland (4/28/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Puccinia liliacearum on Star of Bethlehem in Harford Co., Maryland (4/27/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Puccinia liliacearum on Star of Bethlehem in Howard Co., Maryland (5/5/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Puccinia liliacearum teleospores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (5/5/2018). Irregularly ellipsoid, 2-celled, minute warts, brownish walls; measured 49.2-56.5 X 23.1-26.5 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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