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Gardenia (gardenias)

Suggested Literature

Gardenia may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
RUBIACEAE
(madder, goosegrass and bedstraws)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with Gardenia:

green part (live) live green part has sap sucked by Pseudococcus - a genus of mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
root (live) live root has sap sucked by Rhizoecus - root mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) Major Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
stem (lower) (lesioned) lesioned stem (lower) may be infected and damaged by pycnidium of Phomopsis coelomycetous anamorph Phomopsis gardeniae - Gardenia Canker (Diaporthales: Diaporthaceae) UK/Ireland Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [causes brown, sunken then swollen, dead lesions with rough margins. They bear black pycnidia which ooze yellow conidial masses]
stem base (live) live stem base has sap sucked by Rhizoecus - root mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) Major Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998

Gardenia may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
EU-DICOTS
(dicotyledonous flowering plants)
RUBIACEAE
(madder, goosegrass and bedstraws)
Herbaceous Plants (via Rubiaceae)

References

Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 Pests, Diseases & Disorders of Garden Plants
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