Calonectria pseudonaviculata (Crous, J.Z. Groenew. & C.F. Hill) L. Lombard, M.J. Wingf. & Crous. (Lombard et al. 2010)
Boxwood blight, box blight, Buxus blight
Cylindrocladium pseudonaviculatum Crous, J.Z. Groenew. & C.F. Hill, 2002, Cylindrocladium buxicola Henricot 2002
First discovered in the United Kingdom (LeBlanc et al. 2018)
2011 (LeBlanc et al. 2018)
Unknown (LaMondia 2014)
Fungal disease of boxwood plants (Buxus spp.) (LeBlanc et al. 2018)
The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source.
Council or Task Force
State and Local Government
LaMondia, J.A. 2014. Fungicide efficacy against Calonectria pseudonaviculata, causal agent of boxwood blight. Plant Disease 98(1):99-102.
LeBlanc, N., C. Salgado-Salazar, and J.A. Crouch. 2018. Boxwood blight: an ongoing threat to ornamental and native boxwood. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 102(10):4371-4380.
Lombard, L., P.W. Crous, B.D. Wingfield, and M.J. Wingfield. 2010. Phylogeny and systematics of the genus Calonectria. Studies in Mycology 66:31-69.