The Endemic Plant Limonium mucronatum L. (Fil.) Chaz., A New Host for Uromyces limonii (DC.) Lev., 1849 in Morocco

  • Mohammed Khouader Laboratory of Botany, Biotechnology and Plants Protection, University Ibn Tofail, Faculty of Sciences, P. O. Box 33, 14000 Kénitra, Morocco
  • Rachid Benkirane Laboratory of Botany, Biotechnology and Plants Protection, University Ibn Tofail, Faculty of Sciences, P. O. Box 33, 14000 Kénitra, Morocco
  • Amina Ouazzani Touhami Laboratory of Botany, Biotechnology and Plants Protection, University Ibn Tofail, Faculty of Sciences, P. O. Box 33, 14000 Kénitra, Morocco
  • El Houcine Boussalwa Laboratory of Botany, Biotechnology and Plants Protection, University Ibn Tofail, Faculty of Sciences, P. O. Box 33, 14000 Kénitra, Morocco
  • Allal Douira Laboratory of Botany, Biotechnology and Plants Protection, University Ibn Tofail, Faculty of Sciences, P. O. Box 33, 14000 Kénitra, Morocco
Keywords: Morocco, Rust, Limonium mucronatum, Uromyces limonii

Abstract

Uromyces limonii (DC.) Lev., 1849 was observed for the first time in Morocco to a Moroccan endemic Limonium mucronatum L. (Phil.) Chaz. harvested in coastal rocky cliffs (near Sale). The host species and the pathogen have been identified based on phenotypic traits. Symptoms rated on the host plant were described in this study.

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Published
2017-05-23
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