Puccinia biformis Lagerheim, 1890

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Rumex

Puccinia biformis: spores

Rumex bucephalophorus from González Fragoso (1924a): unicellular and bicellular teliospores and (below) urediniospores

gall

Spermogonia and aecia missing. Uredinia amphigenous, dark brown to black; spores with (2)3(4) germination pores. Teliospores are formed within the uredinia; part of them are one-celled, light brown and resemble urediniospores. Most are two-celled, dark brown, covered with small warts, often in rows, apically with a hyaline, 5-8 µm high hyaline papilla; pedicel fragile.

hostplants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rumex bucephalophorus.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 89), Gäumann (1959a)n González Fragoso (1924a).

12/04/2017

mod 28.vi.2017