Rust fungi of Southeast Asia
Rust Fungi of Southeast Asia is an interactive key for the known species of plant-pathogenic rust fungi (Pucciniomycotina) from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Rust fungi parasitise a wide range of host plants including ferns, conifers, and angiosperms. Worldwide, there are about 8,000 species of rust fungi and approximately 200 generic names have been proposed.
With Rust Fungi of Southeast Asia, you can:
- use the interactive Lucid key or dichotomous keys to quickly and accurately identify any of the species of rust fungi found in Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam
- access comprehensive information for each of the species, including descriptions, distribution maps, scanned specimens, light micrographs and scanning electron micrographs
- browse information by species and generic name and view supplementary information, including a glossary and list of references.