Puccinia thaliae Dietel

Hernandez, J. R., Piepenbring, M. & Rios, M. B. V., 2007, A new species, Dicheirinia panamensis, and new records of rust fungi from Panama., Mycol Progress 6, pp. 81-91: 90

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Puccinia thaliae Dietel


Puccinia thaliae Dietel 

on Canna  sp. Panama, Chiriqui Province, Volcan, 8°46.421'N, 82°38.271'W, 25 Nov. 2004, leg. J.R. Hernandez 2004-097, II-III (BPI 864132). On Calathea sp. Panama, Veraguas Province, Los Ruices, 08°12.152'N, 81°30.521'W, 24 Nov. 2004, leg. J.R. Hernandez 2004-091, III. Panama, Chiriqui Province, Quebrada Cermeno, 08°29.997'N, 82°26.266'W, 28 Nov. 2004, leg. J.R. Hernandez 2004-141, II-III.

P. thaliae  is widespread in the Americas as well as in Africa and Asia, reported on species in the Marantaceae and Cannaceae (Farr et al. 2004; Hernandez et al. 2005a, b). It has been reported from Panama on Calathea sp. (Kern 1938)asPuccinia cannae Henn. This is the firstreportof P. thaliae  on Canna  sp. from Panama.