Taphrina wettsteiniana Herzfeld, 1910

Fungi, Ascomycota, Taphrinomycetes, Taphrinales

on Polystichum

Taphrina wettsteiniana on Polystichum lonchitis

Polystichum lonchitis. Poland, Warschau, Botanical garden © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Taphrina wettsteiniana on Polystichum lonchitis

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well-defined roundish, yellowish, later brown, up to 8 mm large, thickened, mainly hypophyllous leaf spots; bladderlike disfigured. At maturity the epidermis of upper- and underside bears a whitish layer of 8-spore asci.


Dryopteridaceae, monophagous

Polystichum lonchitis.


Brandenburger (1985a: 8), Buhr (1965a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mix (1936a, 1949a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a).


mod 28.vi.2017