Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Unusual or interesting records of plant pathogenic Oomycetes.

Abstract

The following records from the UK are discussed: Peronospora grisea on Hebe gauntlettii (forming oospores), H. ellipticaĂ—pimelioides cv. Carl Teschner and H. hulkeana; Peronospora fragariae on Potentilla recta; Peronospora hariotii on Buddleia davidii cv. Pink Delight and B. globosa; Pythium tracheiphilum on Lactuca sativa. The following records from other countries are discussed: Phytophthora erythroseptica var. erythroseptica on Cymbidium sp. in Western Australia; Phytophthora palmivora on Ziziphus jujuba in Taiwan (a new record on this host); Plasmopara halstedii on Arctotis sp. in New Zealand ( a new record of this species for Australasia).