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Hosts of a Parasitic Alga, Cephaleuros Kunze, in Florida. R. B. Marlatt, Plant Pathologist, Agricultural Research and Education Center, Homestead, FL 33031. S. A. Alfieri, Jr., Assistant Director, Division of Plant Industry, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville 32602. Plant Dis. 65:520-522. Copyright 1981 American Phytopathological Society. DOI: 10.1094/PD-65-520.

This first updated list of hosts in the U.S.A. of the parasitic alga, Cephaleuros Kunze, includes 157 species and cultivars belonging to 54 plant families. The alga was found on trunks, stems, leaves, and fruits, and 34 hosts exhibited obvious injury.