EPPO Global Database

Colletotrichum acutatum(COLLAC)

Code created in: 2002-11-02

Basic information
  • Preferred name: Colletotrichum acutatum
  • Authority: J.H. Simmonds


Colletotrichum xanthii has in the past been considered as a synonym of C. acutatum. However, there are no living strains available and the taxonomic position of this species is unclear (2019-06)

Although sometimes considered as a synonym of C. acutatum, Glomerella acutata was shown to be an hybrid, product of a laboratory crossing of one C. acutatum strain and one C. fioriniae strain (2019-06)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Colletotrichum xanthii Halsted
Glomerella acutata J.C.Guerber & J.C.Correll

Common names
Name Language
anthracnose of strawberry English
black spot of strawberry English
crown rot of anemone English
leaf curl of anemone English
anthracnose du fraisier French
taches noires du fraisier French
antracnosis de las yemas Spanish
antracnosis del fresón Spanish
manchas negras del fresón Spanish
Антракноз земляники Russian
braškių antraknozė Lithuanian