Puccinia bellidiastri (Unger) Winter, 1881

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Bellidiastrum

gall

no host plant alternation, only telia. Telia mainly on the malformed petioles and veins, look like blisters until they rupture and release powdery blackish brown spores. Teliospores two-celled, wall thin and smooth; pedicel hyaline thin, deciduous.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Bellidiastrum (= Aster) michelii.

references

Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a).

18/10/2016

mod 28.vi.2017