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Puccinia malvacearum (hollyhock rust)

Synonyms: Leptopuccinia malvacearum; Micropuccinia malvacearum; Puccinia sidae-rhombifoliae

Wikipedia Abstract

Puccinia malvacearum, also known as hollyhock rust, is a species within the Puccinia genus known for attacking members of the Malvaceae family. An autoecious pathogen, it can complete its life cycle using a single host.Plants affected by the rust include Abutilon, Alcea (Hollyhock), Hibiscus, Lavatera, Malva, Malvastrum, and Sphaeralcea.Suggested control measures include sanitation (removal or destruction of affected plants or plant portions) or treatment with fungicides.
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Parasite of 
Alcea rosea (hollyhock)[1]
Malva arborea (tree mallow)[1]
Malva moschata (musk mallow)[1]
Malva multiflora (Cornish mallow)[1]
Malva neglecta (roundleaf mallow)[1]
Malva pusilla[1]
Malva sylvestris (High mallow)[1]


Parasitized by 
Itersonilia perplexans[1]



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1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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