Puccinia albulensis Magnus, 1890

on Veronica

gall

no host plant alternation, only telia: chestnut brown, hypophyllous, sometimes covering the whole leaf, also on the basal internodes; spores 2-celled, oval, 13-21 x 23-38 µm, lower cell smooth, upper one more or less verrucose; pedicel short, hyaline, deciduous. The fungus is mostly systemic.

hostplants

Plantaginaceae, narrowly monophagous

Veronica alpina, aphylla, incana.

synonyms

Puccinia porteri, Peck, 1874,as described by González Fragoso, refers to albulensis

references

Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 576), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Henderson (2000a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Maire (1943a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1967a).

27/05/2017

mod 11.xi.2017