EPPO Global Database

Austropuccinia psidii(PUCCPS)

Distribution details in United States of America (Hawaii)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, no details
First observed on Oahau on potted plants of Metrosideros polymorpha, it has continued to spread to all major islands. It is common on Syzygium jambos, and also found on other hosts (e.g. Eugenia spp., Syzygium spp., Melaleuca quinquenervia, Chamelaucium uncinatum).
* Uchida JY (2008) Current research results of Puccinia psidii, the guava rust, in Hawaii. Phytopathology 98(6 suppl.), S161.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, few occurrences view...