LACHENALIAS are grown rather sporadically in British horticulture. They have not hitherto been attacked by many fungal parasites ; but D. E. Green and M. A. Hewlett describe a bulb rot and a leaf spot upon this host (J. Roy. Hort. Soc., 74, Pt. 5, 211; May 1949). The bulb rot is caused by a species of Fusarium, and Mystrosporium adustum is the parasite in leaf spot. Inoculation experiments have proved the pathogenicity of M. adustum, and have shown that it produces symptoms of ink disease on Iris reticulata.
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Diseases of Lachenalia glaucina. Nature 164, 778 (1949). https://doi.org/10.1038/164778b0