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Heliconia rust (237) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Heliconia rust

Scientific Name

Puccinia heliconiae. Also, known by an older name, Uredo heliconiae; a name that describes the type of spores produced by the rust.

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from Liberato JR, Ray JD, Ganua TG (2008) Puccinia heliconiae on Heliconia sp. in Papua New Guinea. Australian Plant Disease Notes 3(1):132-134.

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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