Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melampsora pedicularis

Melampsora pedicularis Voglino, 1896

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales

on Pedicularis

gall

host alternation not known, only uredina and telia. Uredinia with numerous curved paraphyses; spores 10-14 x 16-26 µm. Telia subepidermal, flat, at first shining brown, grey later; spores 16 x 18 µm.

uredinia, telia

Orobanchaceae, narrowly monophagous

Pedicularis verticillata.

notes

extremely rare species, only known from the southern Alps.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 571), González-Fragoso (1925a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

24/04/2017

Last modified 28.vi.2017