Puccinia bupleuri-stellati Gäumann, 1939

on Bupleurum

gall

The fungus is systemic; infected plant parts are etiolated and thickened; the plants do not come into flower. Spermogonia amphigenous, numerous, scattered, yellowish brown. No aecia. Uredinia and telia amphigenous, scattered or in circular groups. Urediniospores unicellular, yellowish brown. Telia initially long covered by the epidermis, blackish brown; spores two-celled on a short deciduous pedicel.

hostplants

Apiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Bupleurum stellatum.

synonyms

Termorshuizen & Swertz consider this species identical to P. bupleuri.

references

Brandenburger (1985a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a.

mod 1.viii.2018