Mycosystema 5: 127-130, 1992


MATERIALS FOR STUDY ON RUST FUNGI OF EASTERN RIMLAND OF QINGHAI-XIZANG (TIBET) PLATEAU I.
A NEW SPECIES OF PUCCINIA ON BAMBOO

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


ABSTRACT: A new species of the genus Puccinia parasitic on bamboo, P. sinarundinariae, collected from the mountainous regions of western of western Sichuan, is described and illustrated. The species is compared with those they are most like, and its taxonomic problems are briefly discussed. Comments on its possible distribution are also included. The type specmen is deposited in Herbarium Mycologicum Instituti Microbiologici Academiae Sinicae (HMAS), Beijing.