Aecidium

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Aecidium
Aecidium magnellanicum.jpg
Aecidium magellanicum growing on the bush Berberis microphylla
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Pucciniomycetes
Order: Pucciniales
Family: incertae sedis
Genus: Aecidium
Type species
Aecidium berberidis
Pers. ex J.F.Gmel. (1792)
Synonyms[1]

Hypodermium subgen. Aecidium (Pers.) Link (1816)
Symperidium Klotzsch (1843)

Aecidium is a genus of rust fungi in the Pucciniales order. The widespread genus is estimated to contain about 600 species.[2]

Model of Aecidium berberidis, Botanical Museum Greifswald

Selected species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aecidium Pers. 1796". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2011-07-08. 
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 10. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

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