Chaconiaceae

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Chaconiaceae
Hemileia vastatrix.jpg
Hemileia vastatrix
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Pucciniomycetes
Order: Pucciniales
Family: Chaconiaceae
Cummins & Y.Hirats. (1983)
Type genus
Chaconia
Juel (1897)
Genera

Achrotelium
Aplopsora
Botryorhiza
Ceraceopsora
Chaconia
Goplana
Maravalia
Olivea
Telomapea

The Chaconiaceae are a family of rust fungi in the order Pucciniales. The family contains 8 genera and 75 species.[1] Most species have a tropical distribution. Maravalia cryptostegiae has been used with success as a biocontrol agent against rubber vine in Australia.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 129. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 
  2. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM. (2007). Fungal families of the world. Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 62. ISBN 0-85199-827-5. 

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