Puccinia canariensis Sydow & Sydow, 1902

on Leontodon

gall

No host plant alternation; aecia are missing. Uredinia epiphyllous, dark brown. Urediniospores 22-24 x 24-31 µm, spinulose, 2 supra-equatorial germination pores. Telia black, epiphyllous, only rarely on leaf spots. Teliospores 25-36 x 30-42 µm. In the telia often some urediniospores are formed.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Leontodon saxatilis, tuberosus.

synonyms

sometimes taken as a variety of P. hieracii.

notes

mediterranean species.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 688), Gäumann (1959a), Gjaerum (1982a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

18/04/2017

mod 16.vii.2017