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Gladiolus Rust

Scientific Name

Uromyces transversalis (Thüm.) G. Winter (1884) (Beilharz et al. 2001)

Common Name

Gladiolus rust (GR)

Native To

South Africa (Schubert et al. 2006)

Date of U.S. Introduction
Means of Introduction

Has arrived on imported cut flowers (Schubert et al. 2006)


Rust fungus of gladiolus flowers that can result in total yield loss (Schubert et al. 2006)

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Gladiolus rust symptoms


Cesar Calderon USDA, APHIS, Plant Protection and Quarantine

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