Uromyces transversalis?

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Uromyces transversalis?

Post by markwilson » Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:06 am

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Yellow/oranging of Montbretia (Crocosmia) in Dunster (W Somerset). Could it be Uromyces transversalis? (Gladiolus rust)

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Re: Uromyces transversalis?

Post by Chris Yeates » Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:06 pm

Hi Mark
I can't see any evidence of a fungus breaking the epidermis (or leaf thickening). It just looks like localised chlorosis or similar to me. FRDBI seems to show nothing much associated with Crocosmia, certainly no rust species.

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