EPPO Global Database

Coniferiporia weirii(INONWE)

Distribution details in China

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2022: Absent, invalid record
From CABI Disease map 490 (1994): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2004/083) : found in 2003, in natural forests of the Qilian Mountains, Qinghai Province on Sabina przewalskii (syn. Juniperus przewalskii).

According to Wang et al. (2022), the fungus isolated from Juniperus prezewalskii in Qinhai is Coniferiporia qilianensis, other records from China correspond to C. sulphurascens.
* Dai YC (2004) First report of laminated root rot on Sabina przewalskii caused by Phellinus weirii sensu stricto in China. Plant Disease, 88(5), p 573.

* Wang XW, Jiang JH, Liu SL, Gafforov Y, Zhou LW (2022) Species diversification of the coniferous pathogenic fungal genus Coniferiporia (Hymenochaetales, Basidiomycota) in association with its biogeography and host plants. Phytopathology 112(2), 404-413.