Observation 133217: Cephaleuros virescens Kunze ex Fries
When: 2013-05-08
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: cf. Trentepohlia

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You nailed it Byrain
By: Justin (Tmethyl)
2013-05-09 17:50:05 MDT (-0600)

It definitely looks like Cephaleuros virescens!
Thank you!

By: Byrain
2013-05-09 17:46:25 MDT (-0600)
its not edema
By: Justin (Tmethyl)
2013-05-09 12:24:36 MDT (-0600)

Edema is damaging blisters on the leaves
These spots are living on the leaves leaving no damage, almost like a lichen.

I treat plants for a living and am familiar with edema.
These jasmine do not receive watering. Only rain.

May not be rust, but edema.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-05-09 11:52:54 MDT (-0600)

See http://homeguides.sfgate.com/....

Edema in this case means supersaturated with water. The leaves retain the appearance, but the edema is just a reaction to too much water. Not bad for the plant. Cut down on watering, and allow the plant to dry out several days between thorough watering.

By: Justin (Tmethyl)
2013-05-09 11:38:55 MDT (-0600)

Still very interested in an ID

Perhaps a rust of some kind?
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-05-09 00:30:36 MDT (-0600)
By: Justin (Tmethyl)
2013-05-08 21:15:26 MDT (-0600)

This was growing on the top side of leaves, on a Jasmine vine.

Created: 2013-05-08 21:14:53 MDT (-0600)
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