Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melampsora durrieui

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

Last modified 28.vi.2017