Rust Fungi of Southeast Asia

Puccinia oxalidis Dietel & Ellis

Description

Uredinia on lower leaf surface, subepidermal, erumpent, linear, round to ellipsoidal, yellow, peridium present.

Urediniospores globose, subglobose to obovoid, apex obtuse, hyaline to subhyaline, 16-22 × 14-17 µm; wall 1.0-2.0 µm thick, echinulate.

Specimens cited in description:
- BRIP 58379.

Hosts
Host family:
- Oxalidaceae

Host species:
- Oxalis corymbosa
- Oxalis pes-caprae

Distribution
Philippines, Vietnam

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Puccinia oxalidis on Oxalis corymbosa - BRIP 58379.
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Puccinia oxalidis on Oxalis corymbosa - BRIP 58379.
Scale bar = 1 cm.
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Urediniospores of Puccinia oxalidis on Oxalis corymbosa - BRIP 58379.
Scale bar = 10 µm.