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Anthracnose of Statice in Southern Florida. E. K. Sobers, Associate Professor of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia College of Agriculture Experiment Stations, Coastal Plain Station, Tifton 31794; R. S. Cox, Plant Pathologist, Trop-Ag Consultant Service, Lake Worth, Florida 33461. Phytopathology 63:193-194. DOI: 10.1094/Phyto-63-193.

Colletotrichum gloeosporioides causes crown rot and lesions on leaves, stems, and flower parts of Limonium bonduellii ‘Gold Coast’. Cultivars Iceberg, Midnight Blue, and Roselight of L. sinuatum are only slightly susceptible. Benomyl controls the disease effectively.

Additional keywords: Cercospora insulata, Colletotrichum armeriae, Gloeosporium armeriae, frogeye.