Rust Fungi of Southeast Asia

Pucciniastrum boehmeriae Dietel & Ellis

Description
Uredinia on lower leaf surface, suprastomatal, erumpent, round, less than 200 µm, yellow.

Urediniospores globose, subglobose to ellipsoidal, hyaline to subhyaline, 14-21 × 13-16 µm; wall 1-1.5 µm thick, verruculose.

Specimens cited in description:
- BRIP 57447, 58395.

Hosts
Host family:
- Urticaceae

Host species:
- Boehmeria penduliflora
- Cypholophus moluccanus

Distribution
Philippines, Vietnam

Comments
Arthur and Cummins (1936) first reported Pucciniastrum boehmeriae from Cypholophus.

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Pucciniastrum boehmeriae on Boehmeria penduliflora - BRIP 58395.
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Pucciniastrum boehmeriae on Boehmeria penduliflora - BRIP 58395. Scale bar = 1 cm.
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Urediniospores of Pucciniastrum boehmeriae on Cypholophus moluccanus - BRIP 57447.
Scale bar = 10 µm.