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Phoma glomerata
(blight: grapevine)



Phoma glomerata (blight: grapevine)


  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Phoma glomerata
  • Preferred Common Name
  • blight: grapevine
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Dothideomycetes
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Phoma glomerata (Corda) Wollenw. & Hochapfel

Preferred Common Name

  • blight: grapevine

Other Scientific Names

  • Aposphaeria fibricola (BERK.) SACC.
  • Coniothyrium glomerata CORDA
  • Phoma alternariacearum BROOKS & SEARLE
  • Phoma fibricola BERK.

International Common Names

  • English: leaf spot: apple; phoma spot: wheat
  • Spanish: mancha fomosa del trigo
  • French: tache phomeenne du ble

EPPO code

  • PHOMGL (Phoma glomerata)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Ascomycota
  •             Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •                 Class: Dothideomycetes
  •                     Subclass: Pleosporomycetidae
  •                         Order: Pleosporales
  •                             Family: Pleosporaceae
  •                                 Genus: Phoma
  •                                     Species: Phoma glomerata

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


South AfricaPresentCABI (Undated a)


ChinaPresentHuang et al. (2018)
-HenanPresentZhao and Kang (2013)
-JilinPresentWang et al. (2012)
IndiaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-AssamPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-Madhya PradeshPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-MeghalayaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
SyriaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)


GreecePresentThomidis et al. (2011); Ligoxigakis et al. (2013)
HungaryPresentCABI (Undated a)
ItalyPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)

South America

BrazilPresentCABI (Undated)Present based on regional distribution.
-GoiasPresentBarreto et al. (2011)

Distribution References

Barreto S da S, Rezende D V de, Blum L E B, 2011. Fungi on seeds of ornamentals. (Fungos em sementes de plantas ornamentais.). Revista Brasileira de Sementes. 33 (3), 561-573.

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

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

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

Huang S L, Wang L, Wang T, Jiao Z J, Pang F H, Tao A L, Niu X R, Lu W H, 2018. First report of Didymella leaf blight on Cornus officinalis caused by Didymella glomerata in China. Plant Disease. 102 (5), 1031. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-07-17-0933-PDN

Ligoxigakis E K, Markakis E A, Papaioannou I A, Typas M A, 2013. First report of petiole (rachis) blight of Washingtonia filifera caused by Phoma glomerata in Greece. Plant Disease. 97 (11), 1509-1510. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-04-13-0383-PDN

Thomidis T, Michailides T J, Exadaktylou E, 2011. Phoma glomerata (Corda) Wollenw. & Hochapfel a new threat causing cankers on shoots of peach trees in Greece. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 131 (2), 171-178. DOI:10.1007/s10658-011-9796-0

Wang X, Wang J, Gao J, Yang L, 2012. First report of leaf spot disease on Schisandra chinensis caused by Phoma glomerata in China. Plant Disease. 96 (2), 289. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-09-11-0760

Zhao D, Kang Y B, 2013. First report of branch blight of tree peony caused by Phoma glomerata in China. Plant Disease. 97 (8), 1114. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-12-12-1129-PDN

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