Puccinia betonicae (Albertini & Schweinitz) de Candolle, 1815

on Stachys

Puccinia betonicae on Stachys officinalis

Stachys officinalis, Belgium, prov. Namur, Parc National de Furfooz © Stéphane Claerebout: a normal leaf and an infected one

Puccinia betonicae on Stachys officinalis

telia

Puccinia betonicae gall

Stachys officinalis, Belgium, prov. Namur, Honnai; leg. J-M Couvreur, det. Arthur Vanderweyen © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Puccinia betonicae: teliosporen

Stachys officinalis, from González Fragoso (1924a): teliospores

gall

No hostplant alternation, only telia. The myelium is systemic; infected leaves are pale and have a long petiole; the plants get an abnormal aspect. Telia mostly hypophyllous, brown, pulverulent; spores two-celled, smooth, on a short deciduous pedicel.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Stachys officinalis & subsp. serotina, pradica.

references

Brandenbrger (1985a: 543), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Llorens i Villagrasa (1984a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

mod 8.vi.2018