Uromyces viciae-fabae var. viciae-fabae?

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JennyS
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Uromyces viciae-fabae var. viciae-fabae?

Post by JennyS » Sat Aug 20, 2016 9:15 pm

Another from chalk grassland, Dorset - is this Uromyces viciae-fabae var. viciae-fabae on Common Vetch, Vicia sativa?
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Re: Uromyces viciae-fabae var. viciae-fabae?

Post by Chris Yeates » Sun Aug 21, 2016 11:00 pm

Yes absolutely
Uromyces scarcely justifies separation from Puccinia, the chief distinction being that its teliospores are predominantly one-celled. As far as I know most (all?) rusts on members of the Fabaceae are classified in Uromyces

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