EPPO Global Database

Austropuccinia psidii(PUCCPS)

Hosts

Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (RHDTO) Wild/Weed
* Rayamajhi MB, Pratt PD, Klopfenstein NB, Ross-Davis AL, Rodgers L (2013) First report of Puccinia psidii caused rust disease epiphytotic on tphe invasive shrub Rhodomyrtus tomentosa in Florida. Plant Disease 97(10), 1379-1380.
Acca sellowiana (FEJSE) Host
* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- confirmed host
Agonis flexuosa (AFGFL) Host
* Carnegie AJ, Lidbetter JR (2012) Rapidly expanding host range for Puccinia psidii sensu lato in Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology 41, 13–29.

* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- Confirmed host.
Callistemon speciosus (CLXSP) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
Corymbia citriodora (EUCCI) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.

* Joffily J (1944) Ferrugem do eucalipto. Bragantia 4(8), 475-487.
------- In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Corymbia maculata (EUCMA) Host
* Carnegie AJ, Lidbetter JR (2012) Rapidly expanding host range for Puccinia psidii sensu lato in Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology 41, 13–29.

* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
Eucalyptus agglomerata (EUCAG) Host
* Carnegie AJ, Lidbetter JR (2012) Rapidly expanding host range for Puccinia psidii sensu lato in Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology 41, 13–29.
Eucalyptus camaldulensis (EUCCM) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
Eucalyptus cloeziana (EUCCZ) Host
* Carnegie AJ, Lidbetter JR (2012) Rapidly expanding host range for Puccinia psidii sensu lato in Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology 41, 13–29.

* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
Eucalyptus dunnii (EUCDU) Host
* Pérez CA, Reyna R, Montanari L, Torres-Dini D, Nikichuk N, Simeto S (2014) First report of rust caused by Puccinia psidii on Eucalyptus dunnii in Uruguay. Plant Disease 98(10), p 1444.
Eucalyptus globoidea (EUCGB) Host
* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- confirmed host
Eucalyptus globulus (EUCGL) Host
* Alfenas AC, Zauza EAV, Assis TF (2003) First record of Puccinia psidii on Eucalyptus globulus and E. viminalis in Brazil. Australasian Plant Pathology 32, 325–326.

* Carnegie AJ, Lidbetter JR (2012) Rapidly expanding host range for Puccinia psidii sensu lato in Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology 41, 13–29.
Eucalyptus grandis (EUCGD) Host
* Carnegie AJ, Lidbetter JR (2012) Rapidly expanding host range for Puccinia psidii sensu lato in Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology 41, 13–29.

* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
Eucalyptus microcorys (EUCMY) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
Eucalyptus paniculata (EUCPA) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
Eucalyptus pellita (EUCPJ) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
Eucalyptus phaeotricha (EUCPH) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
Eucalyptus pilularis (EUCPI) Host
* Carnegie AJ, Lidbetter JR (2012) Rapidly expanding host range for Puccinia psidii sensu lato in Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology 41, 13–29.
Eucalyptus punctata (EUCPU) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
Eucalyptus saligna (EUCSA) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
Eucalyptus tereticornis (EUCTR) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
Eucalyptus urophylla (EUCUP) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
Eugenia dombeyi (EUEDO) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
------- As E. brasilensis.
Eugenia pyriformis (EUEUV) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
------- As E. uvalha.
Eugenia reinwardtiana (EUERE) Host
* Westaway JO (2016) The pathogen myrtle rust (Puccinia psidii) in the Northern Territory: First detection, new host and potential impacts. Northern Territory Naturalist 27, 13-28.
Eugenia uniflora (EUEUN) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.

* Graça RN, Ross-Davis AL, Klopfenstein NB, Kim MS, Peever TL, Cannon PG, Aun CP, Mizubuti ESG, Alfenas AC (2013) Rust disease of eucalypts, caused by Puccinia psidii, did not originate via host jump from guava in Brazil. Molecular Ecology. 22 (24), 6033-6047. 
Leptospermum madidum (LEKMA) Host
* Westaway JO (2016) The pathogen myrtle rust (Puccinia psidii) in the Northern Territory: First detection, new host and potential impacts. Northern Territory Naturalist 27, 13-28.
Leptospermum scoparium (LEKSC) Host
* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- confirmed host
Lithomyrtus retusa (LJMRE) Host
* Westaway JO (2016) The pathogen myrtle rust (Puccinia psidii) in the Northern Territory: First detection, new host and potential impacts. Northern Territory Naturalist 27, 13-28.
Lophomyrtus bullata (MYVBU) Host
* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- confirmed host
Lophomyrtus obcordata (LOYOB) Host
* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- confirmed host
Lophomyrtus x ralphii (LOYRA) Host
* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- confirmed host
Melaleuca citrina (CLXCI) Host
* Glen M, Alfenas AC, Zauza EAV, Wingfield MJ, Mohammed C (2007) Puccinia psidii: a threat to the Australian environment and economy - a review.  Australasian Plant Pathology 36, 1-16.
Melaleuca leucadendra (MLALE) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
Melaleuca quinquenervia (MLAQU) Host
* Carnegie AJ, Lidbetter JR (2012) Rapidly expanding host range for Puccinia psidii sensu lato in Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology 41, 13–29.

* Rayachhetry MB, Elliott ML, Van TK (1997) Natural epiphytotic of the rust Puccinia psidii on Melaleuca quinquenervia in Florida. Plant Disease 81, p 831.

* Rayachhetry MB, Van TK, Center TD, Elliott ML (2001) Host range of Puccinia psidii, a potential biological control agent of Melaleuca quinquenervia in Florida. Biological Control 22, 38–45.

* Zambino PJ, Nolan PA (2011) First report of rust caused by Puccinia psidii on paperbark Melaleuca quinquenervia in California. Plant Disease 95(10), p 1314.
Melaleuca viminalis (CLXVI) Host
* Alfenas AC, Zauza EAV, Assis TF (2003) First record of Puccinia psidii on Eucalyptus globulus and E. viminalis in Brazil. Australasian Plant Pathology 32, 325–326.
------- In the region of Guaiba (Rio Grande do Sul, BR).

* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- Confirmed host.
Metrosideros collina (MTDCO) Host
* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- confirmed host
Metrosideros diffusa (MTDDI) Host
* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- confirmed host
Metrosideros excelsa (MTDEX) Host
* Ho WH, Baskarathevan J, Griffin RL, Quinn BD, Alexander BJR, Havell D, Ward NA, Pathan AK (2019) First report of myrtle rust caused by Austropuccinia psidii on Metrosideros kermadecensis on Raoul Island and on M. excelsa in Kerikeri, New Zealand. Plant Disease 103(8), p 2128.

* Zambino PJ, Nolan PA (2011) First report of rust caused by Puccinia psidii on paperbark Melaleuca quinquenervia in California. Plant Disease 95(10), p 1314.
Metrosideros kermadecensis (MTDKE) Host
* Ho WH, Baskarathevan J, Griffin RL, Quinn BD, Alexander BJR, Havell D, Ward NA, Pathan AK (2019) First report of myrtle rust caused by Austropuccinia psidii on Metrosideros kermadecensis on Raoul Island and on M. excelsa in Kerikeri, New Zealand. Plant Disease 103(8), p 2128.
Metrosideros perforata (MTDPE) Host
* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- confirmed host
Metrosideros robusta (MTDRO) Host
* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- confirmed host
Myrcianthes fragrans (MYQFR) Host
* Glen M, Alfenas AC, Zauza EAV, Wingfield MJ, Mohammed C (2007) Puccinia psidii: a threat to the Australian environment and economy - a review.  Australasian Plant Pathology 36, 1-16.
Myrciaria cauliflora (MYCCA) Host
* Graça RN, Ross-Davis AL, Klopfenstein NB, Kim MS, Peever TL, Cannon PG, Aun CP, Mizubuti ESG, Alfenas AC (2013) Rust disease of eucalypts, caused by Puccinia psidii, did not originate via host jump from guava in Brazil. Molecular Ecology. 22 (24), 6033-6047. 
Myrtus communis (MYVCO) Host
* Glen M, Alfenas AC, Zauza EAV, Wingfield MJ, Mohammed C (2007) Puccinia psidii: a threat to the Australian environment and economy - a review.  Australasian Plant Pathology 36, 1-16.

* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- Confirmed host.

* Zambino PJ, Nolan PA (2011) First report of rust caused by Puccinia psidii on paperbark Melaleuca quinquenervia in California. Plant Disease 95(10), p 1314.
Pimenta dioica (PMTDI) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.

* Zambino PJ, Nolan PA (2011) First report of rust caused by Puccinia psidii on paperbark Melaleuca quinquenervia in California. Plant Disease 95(10), p 1314.
Pimenta racemosa (PMTRA) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
------- As Pimenta acris.
Plinia edulis (MRLED) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
------- As Marlierea edulis.
Psidium guajava (PSIGU) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.

* Graça RN, Ross-Davis AL, Klopfenstein NB, Kim MS, Peever TL, Cannon PG, Aun CP, Mizubuti ESG, Alfenas AC (2013) Rust disease of eucalypts, caused by Puccinia psidii, did not originate via host jump from guava in Brazil. Molecular Ecology. 22 (24), 6033-6047. 
Psidium guineense (PSIGN) Host
* Graça RN, Ross-Davis AL, Klopfenstein NB, Kim MS, Peever TL, Cannon PG, Aun CP, Mizubuti ESG, Alfenas AC (2013) Rust disease of eucalypts, caused by Puccinia psidii, did not originate via host jump from guava in Brazil. Molecular Ecology. 22 (24), 6033-6047. 
Syzygium australe (SYZAU) Host
* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- confirmed host
Syzygium cumini (SYZCU) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.
------- As Eugenia jambolana.

* Glen M, Alfenas AC, Zauza EAV, Wingfield MJ, Mohammed C (2007) Puccinia psidii: a threat to the Australian environment and economy - a review.  Australasian Plant Pathology 36, 1-16.

* Graça RN, Ross-Davis AL, Klopfenstein NB, Kim MS, Peever TL, Cannon PG, Aun CP, Mizubuti ESG, Alfenas AC (2013) Rust disease of eucalypts, caused by Puccinia psidii, did not originate via host jump from guava in Brazil. Molecular Ecology. 22 (24), 6033-6047. 
Syzygium jambos (SYZJA) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.

* Glen M, Alfenas AC, Zauza EAV, Wingfield MJ, Mohammed C (2007) Puccinia psidii: a threat to the Australian environment and economy - a review.  Australasian Plant Pathology 36, 1-16.

* Graça RN, Ross-Davis AL, Klopfenstein NB, Kim MS, Peever TL, Cannon PG, Aun CP, Mizubuti ESG, Alfenas AC (2013) Rust disease of eucalypts, caused by Puccinia psidii, did not originate via host jump from guava in Brazil. Molecular Ecology. 22 (24), 6033-6047. 

* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- Confirmed host.
Syzygium malaccense (SYZMA) Host
* Coutinho TA,  Wingfield MJ,  Alfenas AC, Crous PW (1998) Eucalyptus rust: A disease with the potential for serious international implications. Plant Disease 82(7), 819-825.

* Lira VL, Santos ACS, Tiago PV, Oliveira NT, Moura RM (2019) [Hyperparasitism of Fusarium spp. in Austropuccinia psidii in 'Jambo-do-Pará']. Summa Phytopathologica 45(2), 204-206 (in Portuguese).
Syzygium paniculatum (SYZPA) Host
* Glen M, Alfenas AC, Zauza EAV, Wingfield MJ, Mohammed C (2007) Puccinia psidii: a threat to the Australian environment and economy - a review.  Australasian Plant Pathology 36, 1-16.
Syzygium samarangense (SYZSA) Host
* Zambino PJ, Nolan PA (2011) First report of rust caused by Puccinia psidii on paperbark Melaleuca quinquenervia in California. Plant Disease 95(10), p 1314.
Thryptomene calycina (TYTCA) Host
* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- confirmed host
Tristaniopsis laurina (TIILA) Host
* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- confirmed host
Ugni molinae (MYVUG) Host
* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- confirmed host