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Cornish Red Data (2009)

The descriptive text, below the map, is from the Cornish Red Data Book (2009). The map on this web page depicts the organisms distribution and shows the records made pre-2000 and those made since.

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).


I.J. Bennallick, S. Board, C.N. French, P.A. Gainey, C. Neil, R. Parslow, A. Spalding and P.E. Tompsett. eds. 2009. Red Data Book for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. 2nd Edition.Croceago Press.

The Cornish Red Data Book Project was led by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Federation for Biological Recorders (CISFBR). The full text and species accounts (minus the maps) are available on the CISFBR website.