Exobasidium camelliae

Range & Status

Causes large fleshy swellings on leaves, sepals, petals and peduncles of Camellia Camellia spp. This apparently increasing species is restricted to southern and south-west England and Wales. Recorded from Mawnan Smith on Camellia (1998); also two other specimens in the area 1995 and 1993; Michaelstow Church (2004) and two records in the Penzance area (1987 and 2004).