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Puccinia is a genus of fungi. Many of the species in this genus are plant pathogens.
Examples of Puccinia rusts and the diseases they cause:
- Puccinia asparagi - Asparagus rust
- Puccinia graminis - Stem rust, also known as black rust or cereal rust
- Puccinia horiana - Chrysanthemum white rust
- Puccinia psidii - Guava rust or eucalyptus rust
- Puccinia recondita - Brown rust (of wheat)
- Puccinia striiformis - Yellow rust (of wheat)
- Puccinia triticina - Wheat rust
A collection of information regarding Puccinia psidii--particularly with respect to its presence in Hawaii--is available online.
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