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Puccinia urticata F. Kern (Nettle Clustercup Rust)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Species)

Suggested Literature

Puccinia urticata may be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(pucciniomycete fungi)
(rust fungi)
Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 59 feeding and other relationships of Puccinia urticata (Nettle Clustercup Rust)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A rust fungus forming aecia (cluster cups) on *Urtica*, and forming uredia and telia on various species of *Carex*. There are a number of closely-similar varieties which are restricted to different hosts. It is most often seen as the cluster cups which are very common on Nettle, especially near water. Early records may be included under P. caricina from which it has only recently been separated.
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