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The known rust fungus, Puccinia plagianthi, on a new host, Gynatrix pulchella.

Sharma, I.K. (1) and Donaldson, S. (2)

(1) Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, G.P.O. Box 1600, Canberra, A.C.T. 2601 Australia.

(2) Australian National Botanic Gardens, G.P.O. Box 1777, Canberra, A.C.T. 2601 Australia.


Puccinia plagianthi is reported on the new host Gynatrix pulchella. Its telia were observed on flower buds, branches and both leaf surfaces of plants cultivated in the Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra.

Published in: Australasian Plant Pathology Vol. 25(2): 144. (1996).

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