Melampsora durrieui Mayor, 1970

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales

on Saxifraga

gall

No host alternation. Infected leaves are hypertrophied and discoloured. Spermogonia gold-coloured, amphigenous. Aecia mainly hypophyllous; spores 15-24 x 17-31 µm. Uredinia mainly hypophyllous, ultimately pulverulent, with capitate paraphyses; spores 14-21 x 17-31 µm. Telia amphigenous, golden when fresh.

hostplants

Saxifragacae, narrowly monophagous

Saxifraga aquatica.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 216), Mayor (1970a).

22/03/2017

mod 28.vi.2017