Eustoma russellianum

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Eustoma exaltatum ssp. russellianum
Bolero Deep Blue
Eustoma grandiflorum purple 02.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Gentianaceae
Genus: Eustoma
Species: E. exaltatum ssp. russellianum
Binomial name
Eustoma exaltatum ssp. russellianum

Eustoma exaltatum ssp. russellianum, is a species of flowering plant in the Gentian family. Its previous binomial name was Eustoma grandiflorum. Common names include Texas bluebells, Texas bluebell, bluebell, showy prairie gentian, prairie gentian[1] The Bolero Deep Blue,[2] and Lisianthus.


Eustoma exaltatum ssp. russellianum has blue-green waxy leaves and showy bell shaped flowers in blue pink or white each borne singly on an upright plant. Depending on where it grows it may present as an annual, biennial or perennial plant. It is found in the Great Plains region.

List of diseases of Eustoma exaltatum ssp. russellianum[edit]

Fungal diseases
Botrytis blight Botrytis cinerea
Cercospora leaf spot Cercospora eustomae
Curvularia blotch Curvularia sp.
Downy mildew Peronospora chlorae
Fusarium stem rot Fusarium solani

Fusarium avenaceum

Fusarium wilt Fusarium oxysporum
Phyllosticta leaf spot Phyllosticta sp.
Pythium root rot Pythium sp.
Rhizoctonia stem rot Rhizoctonia solani
Sclerophoma stem blight Sclerophoma eustomis

Viral and viroid diseases[edit]

Viral and viroid diseases
Bean yellow mosaic genus Potyvirus, Bean yellow mosaic virus (BYMV)
Cucumber mosaic genus Cucumovirus, Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV)
Impatiens necrotic spot genus Tospovirus, Impatiens necrotic spot virus (INSV)
Lisianthus necrosis Lisianthus necrosis virus (LNV)
Tobacco mosaic genus Tobamovirus, Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV)

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