Mycosystema 4: 73-86, 1991


A TAXONOMIC REVISION OF THE CHINESE SPECIES OF PUCCINIA ON THE PLANTS BELONGING TO RANALES

ZHUANG JIAN-YUN
Systematic Mycologh & Lichenology Laboratory, Institute of Microbiology, Academia Sinica, Beijing


ABSTRACT: An illustrated account of Puccinia species parasitic on plant families belonging to Ranales (Ranunculaceae, Berberidaceae, and Lardizabalaceae), known from China, is given. Nine species are recognized, of which P. atragenes Hausmann, P. hoiboelliae-latifoliae Cummins and P. podophylli Schweinitz represent new records for China. Taxonomic problems of these species are discussed. Keys to species on different plant families are given.