Protomyces picridis B├╝ren, 1922

on Picris

gall

parts of the midrib and main side veins swollen, often also with red or yellow tones. Here the fungus forms spores in the leaf, in or near the vascular bundles.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Helminthotheca echioides; Picris hieracioides.

synonyms

Brandenburger considers picridis an invalid synonym of Protomyces pachydermus. See also P. helminthiae.

references

Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1965a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

01/06/2014

mod 26.vii.2017