Puccinia actaeae-elymi Mayor, 1911

on Ranunculaceae

gall

spermogonia honey-coloured, in groups, mostly on the upperside of the leaves. Aecia in dense groups cupulate, golden yellow, on several cm long yellow-brown swellings along the veins of the leaves and on the petioles; spores clearly verrucose.

spermogonia, aecia

Ranunculaceae, oligophagous

Aconitum barbatum, degenii, lamarckii, lycoctonum, napellus, orientale, variegatum, volubile, yuparense;
Actaea cimicifuga, cordifolia, pachypoda, racemosa, rubra, spicata;
Adonis aestivalis, annua;
Aquilegia alpina, buergeriana, caerulea, canadensis, chrysantha, ecalcarata, flabellata, formosa, fragrans, glandulosa, olympica, pyrenaica, sibirica, skinneri, transsilvanica, viridiflora, vulgaris;
Consolida ajacis, orientalis, regalis;
Coptis asplenifolia, japonica;
Delphinium brachycentrum, brunonianum, californicum, carolinianum subsp. virescens, cashmerianum, caucasicum, cheilanthum, dictyocarpum, elatum, exaltatum, flexuosum, formosum, grandiflorum, halteratum, montanum, nudicaule, pictum, staphisagria, szowitsianum, tatsienense, verdunense;
Eranthis cilicica, hyemalis;
Helleborus caucasicus, dumetorum, foetidus, lividus & subsp. corsicus, niger, orientalis, viridis & subsp. occidentalis; Hepatica nobilis;
Isopyrum thalictroides;
Leptopyrum fumarioides;
Nigella arvensis, ciliaris, damascena, gallica, hispanica, nigellastrum, orientalis, sativa;
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium, flavum, lucidum, minus, simplex;
Trollius altaicus, caucasicus, europaeus, japonicus, ledebourii.

Not on Clematis!


on Hordelymus, Leymus

gall

Uredinia mostly hypophyllous, numerous, light brown, les than a mm. Urediniospores verruculose, with ± 4 randomly distributed pores. Telia hypophyllous, numerous, small but often confluent, covered by the epidermis, without paraphyses. Teliospores 2-celled, ± oval, hardly constricted; wall thin, except at the tip, smooth. Pedicel hyaline, short.

uredinia, telia

Poaceae, oligophagous

Hordelymus europaeus; Leymus arenarius.

synonyms

many authors, including Termorshuizen & Swertz. consider this species conspecific with P. recondita.

references

Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Liu, Szabob, Hambleton, Anikster & Kolmer (2013a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

mod 30.vii.2018