Pucciniaceae

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Pucciniaceae
Bruine roest op tarwe (Puccinia recondita f.sp. tritici on Triticum aestivum).jpg
Puccinia triticina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Subdivision: Pucciniomycotina
Class: Pucciniomycetes
Order: Pucciniales
Family: Pucciniaceae
Chevall. (1826)
Type genus
Puccinia
Pers. (1794)
Genera

Chrysella
Chrysocyclus
Chrysopsora
Cleptomyces
Coleopucciniella
Corbulopsora
Cumminsiella
Cystopsora
Endophyllum
Gymnosporangium
Kernella
Miyagia
Polioma
Puccinia
Ramakrishnania
Roestelia
Stereostratum
Uromyces
Xenostele
Zaghouania

The Pucciniaceae are a family of rust fungi that cause plant diseases, mainly on cereals such as wheat. The family contains 20 genera and over 4900 species.[1]

Genera[edit]

Genera in the Pucciniaceae include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi. (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 577. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

External links[edit]

Pucciniaceae in Index Fungorum.