Melampsora caballeroi Unamuno, 1942

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales

on Polygala

from_unamuno

Polygala exilis, copied from Unamuno: a: infected leaf; b: transverse section; c: urediniospores; d: paraphyses; e: teliospores.

gall

host alternation, spermogonoa and aecia not kmnown. Uredini for a short wile covered by an evanescent peridium, pale yellow with clavate paraphyses. Telia amphigenous, subepidermal, brown to black crusts, consisting of a single layer of columnar spores.

hostplants

Polygalaceae, narrowly? monophagous

Polygala exilis.

references

Unamuno (1942a).

15/10/2016

mod 28.vi.2017