Species of the genus Uromyces (Basidiomycota: Pucciniales) from Leepa Valley, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ and K), Pakistan

  • M Saba
  • AN Khalid
  • NUS Afshan
Keywords: Bean rust, Poaceae, Uromyces

Abstract

During a survey of rust fungi from Leepa Valley, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ and K), Pakistan, four species of Uromyces were found parasitizing four plant species. These include Uromyces appendiculatus on Vigna mungo, Uromyces capitatus on Desmodium elegans, Uromyces penniseti on Pennisetum lanatum and Uromyces vossiae on Phaselurus speciosus. Among these, U. appendiculatus is a new record for Pakistan, while U. capitatus, U. penniseti and U. vossiae represent new records for Leepa Valley, AJ and K, Pakistan. In addition, U. appendiculatus on Vigna mungo is reported as new host from Pakistan.

Keywords: Bean rust, Poaceae, Uromyces

Published
2013-11-28
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