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Colletotrichum dematium
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Colletotrichum dematium (leaf spot)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 05 December 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Colletotrichum dematium
  • Preferred Common Name
  • leaf spot
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Sordariomycetes

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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Colletotrichum dematium (Pers.) Grove

Preferred Common Name

  • leaf spot

Other Scientific Names

  • Colletotrichum brassicae Schultzer & Sacc.
  • Colletotrichum erumpens (Sacc.) Sacc.
  • Colletotrichum hibisci Pollacci
  • Colletotrichum lineola (Corda) Sacc.
  • Colletotrichum maculans (Link) B.T. Dicks.
  • Colletotrichum platani Sousa da Camara
  • Colletotrichum uncinatum (Berk. & M.A. Curt.) Duke
  • Colletotrichum violarum Davis
  • Sphaeria dematium Pers.

International Common Names

  • English: anthracnose; dieback; leaf blight; stem spot
  • Spanish: antracnosis
  • French: antracnose

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Anthraknose; Blattbräune

EPPO code

  • COLLDE (Colletotrichum dematium)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Ascomycota
  •             Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •                 Class: Sordariomycetes
  •                     Subclass: Sordariomycetidae
  •                         Family: Glomerellaceae
  •                             Genus: Colletotrichum
  •                                 Species: Colletotrichum dematium

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

Burkina FasoPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Subrahmanyam et al., 1992
EthiopiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
KenyaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
MalawiPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
MozambiquePresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Tarp et al., 1987
NigerPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Subrahmanyam et al., 1992
NigeriaPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Nwachukwa & Umechuruba, 1997
SenegalPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
Sierra LeonePresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
South AfricaPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Smith & Aveling, 1997
TanzaniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
ZambiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
ZimbabwePresentCABI and EPPO (2006)

Asia

BangladeshPresentCABI (Undated a)
ChinaPresentZhao GuiHua and Zhao Nan (2016)
-GuangdongPresentCABI (Undated a)
-GuangxiPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-JilinPresentGuan et al. (2016)
-LiaoningPresentGuan et al. (2016)
-ShaanxiPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
Hong KongPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
IndiaPresentMaheswari et al. (2015)
-Andhra PradeshPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-AssamPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-GujaratPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-HaryanaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-Himachal PradeshPresentCABI (Undated a)
-Jammu and KashmirPresentCABI (Undated a)
-KarnatakaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-KeralaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-Madhya PradeshPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-MaharashtraPresentCABI (Undated a)
-RajasthanPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-Tamil NaduPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-Uttar PradeshPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-West BengalPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
JapanPresentCABI (Undated a)
LaosPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
MalaysiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-SabahPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
NepalPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
PakistanPresentCABI (Undated a)
SingaporePresentCABI (Undated a)
South KoreaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
Sri LankaPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Weeraratne & Chithral, 1997
TaiwanPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)

Europe

AustriaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006); Bedlan (2012)
DenmarkPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
FrancePresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
GermanyPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
GreecePresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
MaltaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
PolandPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
RomaniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
RussiaPresentBerner et al. (2011)
SpainPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-Canary IslandsPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
SwedenPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
SwitzerlandPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
United KingdomPresentCABI and EPPO (2006); Henricot (2010)

North America

BarbadosPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
CanadaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-AlbertaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-British ColumbiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-ManitobaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-Nova ScotiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-OntarioPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-QuebecPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-SaskatchewanPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
CubaPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Garcia et al., 1988
El SalvadorPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
GuatemalaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
JamaicaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
NicaraguaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
PanamaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
Puerto RicoPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Ortiz et al., 1988
Trinidad and TobagoPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
U.S. Virgin IslandsPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
United StatesPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-CaliforniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-ColoradoPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-FloridaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-IdahoPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-IllinoisPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-IndianaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-IowaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-MarylandPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-MassachusettsPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-MinnesotaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-MississippiPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-MissouriPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-NebraskaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-New YorkPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-North CarolinaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-PennsylvaniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-South CarolinaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-VermontPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-VirginiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-WashingtonPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)

Oceania

American SamoaPresentBrooks (2002)
AustraliaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-New South WalesPresentCABI (Undated a)
-Northern TerritoryPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-QueenslandPresentCABI (Undated a)
-TasmaniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-VictoriaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
-Western AustraliaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
FijiPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
French PolynesiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
GuamPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
KiribatiPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
New CaledoniaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
New ZealandPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
NiuePresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
Papua New GuineaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
SamoaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
Solomon IslandsPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
VanuatuPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)

South America

ArgentinaPresentCABI (Undated a)
BrazilPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Pinto et al., 1995
-MaranhaoPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
ChilePresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
GuyanaPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
PeruPresentCABI and EPPO (2006)
VenezuelaPresentAlbornett N. and Sanabria de Albarracín (1994)

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Leaves / necrotic areas

References

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Agarwal PC, Baleshwar Singh, Usha Dev, Indra Rani, Dinesh Rai, Joshi KD, Dinesh Chand, Maurya AK, Khetarpal RK, 2004. Interception of seed-borne pathogens in introduced planting material. Indian Journal of Microbiology, 44(1):37-42

Ali Anwar, Bhat MS, 2003. Role of rhizospheric fungi on the mortality and viability of tomato seedlings cv. Pusa Ruby. Bioved, 14(1/2):69-73

Baxter AP, Westhuizen GCAVan der, Eicker A, 1983. Morphology and taxonomy of South African isolates of Colletotrichum. South African Journal of Botany, 2(4):259-289

Bedlan G, 2012. First report of Colletotrichum dematium on Armoracia rusticana in Austria. (Erstnachweis von Colletotrichum dematium an Armoracia rusticana in Österreich.) Journal für Kulturpflanzen, 64(9):354-356. http://www.journal-kulturpflanzen.de

Bedlan G, 2014. First report of Colletotrichum dematium on Brassica oleracea ssp. capitata in Austria. (Erstnachweis von Colletotrichum dematium an Brassica oleracea ssp. capitata in Österreich.) Journal für Kulturpflanzen, 66(12):424-425. http://www.journal-kulturpflanzen.de

Belge BA, Padghan PR, 2009. Studies on seed-borne nature of fruit rot complex of chilli. Crop Research (Hisar), 37(1/3):217-220. http://www.cropresearch.org

Berner D, Cavin C, Mukhina Z, Kassanelly D, 2011. Leaf anthracnose, a new disease of swallow-worts caused by Colletotrichum lineola from Russia. Plant Disease, 95(12):1586. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Brooks F, 2002. List of Plant Diseases in American Samoa 2002. Land Grant Technical Report No. 44. Pago Pago, American Samoa: American Samoa Community College Land Grant Program

CABI/EPPO, 2006. Colletotrichum dematium. Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, No. 986. Wallingford, UK: CAB International

Colpas FT, Ono EO, Rodrigues JD, Passos JRde S, 2003. Effects of some phenolic compounds on soybean seed germination and on seed-borne fungi. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, 46(2):155-161

Fatema Yeasmin, Shamim Shamsi, 2013. Phylloplane mycoflora of Gerbera spp. and their pathogenic potentiality. Journal of Bangladesh Academy of Sciences, 37(2):211-217. http://banglajol.info/bd/index.php/JBAS/article/view/17562/12320

Guan YM, Wu LJ, Wei YJ, Zhang YY, 2016. First report of Colletotrichum dematium causing anthracnose on Lycopus lucidus in northeastern China. Plant Disease, 100(12):2535. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Henricot B, 2010. New diseases of Trillium in the UK caused by Colletotrichum lineola and Urocystis trillii. New Disease Reports, 22:Article 32. http://www.ndrs.org.uk/article.php?id=22032

Kumud Kumar, Jitendra Singh, Anuja Khare, 2004. Detection, location, transmission and management of seed-borne Colletotrichum dematium causing die-back and anthracnose in chilli. Farm Science Journal, 13(2):152-153

Maheswari CU, Sharma RK, Prabakaran N, Nallathambi P, 2015. New host record of Colletotrichum dematium on Hydrangea macrophylla. Annals of Plant Protection Sciences, 23(1):183-185. http://www.indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx?target=ijor:apps&type=home

Padghan PR, Belge BA, 2009. Biological and chemical management of fruit rot of chilli caused by Colletotrichum dematium (P.) D. Green Farming, 2(6):388-390. http://www.greenfarming.in

Rao CV, Narayana YD, 2010. Integrated disease management of chickpea (Cicer arietenum L.) blight caused by Colletotrichum dematium. Current Biotica, 3(4):575-578. http://www.currentbiotica.com/furl.aspx?url=Journals3-IssueIV/CB3(2)-short_notes_3.pdf

Saber MM, Abdou YA, El-Gantiry SM, Ahmed SS, 2003. Biocontrol of anthracnose disease of soybean caused by Colletotrichum dematium. Egyptian Journal of Phytopathology, 31(1/2):17-29. http://www.ejp.eg.net/vol31_12_2003/vol3l_no12_2003_2.PDF

Sarkar ABMM, Alam KH, Miah MK, Khatun MJM, Rashid AQMB, 2006. Effect of seed borne fungal pathogens on the planting value of brinjal seeds of different sources. International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Technology, 2(1):22-27. http://www.gscience.net/IJSAT_V2Issue1%20January06%20PDF/7.%20F%20C_2_%20Brinjal%20Final.pdf

Sutton BC, 1980. The Coelomycetes. Fungi imperfecti with pycnidia, acervuli and stromata. Wallingford, UK: CAB International

Sutton BC, 1992. The genus Glomerella and its anamorph Colletotrichum. In: Bailey JA, Jeger MJ, eds. Colletotrichum: Biology, Pathology and Control. Wallingford, UK: CAB International, 1-26

Vinay BR, Sudisha J, Sunayana N, Lokesh S, Govindappa M, Kumar TV, 2008. First report of Colletotrichum dematium on Pongamia pinnata in India. Plant Health Progress, No.September:PHP-2008-0902-01-BR. http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/php/elements/sum.aspx?id=7027&photo=4221

Wain-Tassi AL, Santos JFdos, Panizzi Rde C, Vieira RD, 2012. Seed-borne pathogens and electrical conductivity of soybean seeds. Scientia Agricola, 69(1):19-25. http://www.scielo.br/sa

Wu WS, Li YL, Wu HC, 2006. Seed-borne fungi of ornamental flower plants. Australasian Plant Pathology, 35(3):373-375. http://www.publish.csiro.au/nid/39/paper/AP06035.htm

Zhao GuiHua, Zhao Nan, 2016. A new disease caused by Colletotrichum dematium from Dendrobium officinale. Journal of West China Forestry Science, 45(3):20-25

Distribution References

Albornett N Y J, Sanabria de Albarracín N H, 1994. Diagnosis of fungal diseases in fruits of pawpaw (Carica papaya) and melon (Cucumis melo) for exportation. (Diagnóstico de las enfermedades fúngicas en frutos de lechosa (Carica papaya) y melón (Cucumis melo) para exportación.). Revista de la Facultad de Agronomía, Universidad Central de Venezuela. 20 (1-2), 13-20.

Bedlan G, 2012. First report of Colletotrichum dematium on Armoracia rusticana in Austria. (Erstnachweis von Colletotrichum dematium an Armoracia rusticana in Österreich.). Journal für Kulturpflanzen. 64 (9), 354-356. http://www.journal-kulturpflanzen.de

Berner D, Cavin C, Mukhina Z, Kassanelly D, 2011. Leaf anthracnose, a new disease of swallow-worts caused by Colletotrichum lineola from Russia. Plant Disease. 95 (12), 1586. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-04-11-0318

Brooks F, 2002. List of Plant Diseases in American Samoa 2002. In: Land Grant Technical Report No. 44, Pago Pago, American Samoa, American Samoa Community College Land Grant Program.

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, EPPO, 2006. Colletotrichum dematium. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, Wallingford, UK: CABI. Map 986 (Edition 1).

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Guan Y M, Wu L J, Wei Y J, Zhang Y Y, 2016. First report of Colletotrichum dematium causing anthracnose on Lycopus lucidus in northeastern China. Plant Disease. 100 (12), 2535. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-12-15-1480-PDN

Henricot B, 2010. New diseases of Trillium in the UK caused by Colletotrichum lineola and Urocystis trillii. New Disease Reports. Article 32. http://www.ndrs.org.uk/article.php?id=22032

Maheswari C U, Sharma R K, Prabakaran N, Nallathambi P, 2015. New host record of Colletotrichum dematium on Hydrangea macrophylla. Annals of Plant Protection Sciences. 23 (1), 183-185. http://www.indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx?target=ijor:apps&type=home

Zhao GuiHua, Zhao Nan, 2016. A new disease caused by Colletotrichum dematium from Dendrobium officinale. Journal of West China Forestry Science. 45 (3), 20-25.

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