EPPO Global Database

Puccinia distincta(PUCCDI)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1996: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1997
EPPO Reporting Service (98/131): in 1997 heavy rust infections were seen in ornamental beds of cultivated daisies at Exeter University and the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew (GB).
* Jones DR, Baker HA (2007) Introductions of non-native plant pathogens into Great Britain, 1970-2004. Plant Pathology 56(5), 891-910.

* Weber, R.W.S.; Webster, J.; Al-Gharabally, D.H. (1998) Puccinia distincta, cause of the current daisy rust epidemic in Britain, in comparison with other rusts recorded on daisies, P. obscura and P. lagenophorae. Mycological Research, 102(10), 1227-1232.