, Volume 40, Issue 5, pp 437–440 | Cite as

A new rust species ofRoestelia onSorbus collected in China

  • Seung Kyu Lee
  • Makoto Kakishima
  • Jian-yun Zhuang
Short Communication


A rust species ofRoestelia onSorbus collected in China is newly described asR. echinulata. This species is morphologically different from the otherRoestelia spp. and aecial stages ofGymnosporangium species in surface structures of aeciospores and peridial cells.

Key Words

Gymnosporangium Roestelia echinulata rust fungus Sorbus Uredinales 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seung Kyu Lee
    • 1
  • Makoto Kakishima
    • 1
  • Jian-yun Zhuang
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Agriculture and ForestryUniversity of TsukubaTsukuba, IbarakiJapan
  2. 2.Institute of MicrobiologyAcademia SinicaBeijingChina

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