Phylogenetic Trees of Aecial-Stage Rust Fungus, Puccinia paederiae (Dietel) Gorlenko Causing Gall on Paederia linearis Hook f.


  • Wuttiwat JITJAK International Collage, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002
  • Niwat SANOAMUANG Division of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Faculty of Agriculture, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002



Aecium, basidiomycetes, galling rust, pucciniomycetes, skunk vine


A rust fungus, Puccinia paederiae (Dietel) Gorlenko causing galls on the stem of the skunk vine (Paederia linearis Hook. f. var. linealis and P. linealis var. palida (Craib) Puff) was collected for phylogenetic study as no molecular data was exclusively available for this fungus. Three regions of ribosomal DNA sequences, small subunit (SSU), large subunit (LSU) and internal transcribed spacer region 1 (ITS1) were employed. The results of maximum parsimony and Bayesian methods suggested that among the trees with these sequences, this fungus was nested in Pucciniaceae clades and Puccinia species with supportive statistical values. This is the first report on the phylogenetic analysis using multiple genes of the rust, P. paederiae.


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JITJAK, W., & SANOAMUANG, N. (2017). Phylogenetic Trees of Aecial-Stage Rust Fungus, Puccinia paederiae (Dietel) Gorlenko Causing Gall on Paederia linearis Hook f. Walailak Journal of Science and Technology (WJST), 15(10), 739–752.



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