Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia caricicola

Puccinia caricicola Fuckel, 1874

on Urtica

gall

The species is mentioned from Urtica by Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe, apparently in the aecia-stage.

aecia

Urticaceae, monophagous

Urtica dioica.


on Carex

gall

Uredinia and telia both hypophyllous. Uredia light rust-coloured, Urediniospores formed in spring spinulose with 3 equatorial pores, each one capped by a hyaline papilla. Spores formed later in the summer are larger (21-26 x 26-35 µm), thick-walled and more coarsely spinulose. The black telia are formed only after the leaves have withered.

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex atrata, hirta, hordeistichos, nigra, obtusata, riparia, supina.

references

Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a).

Last modified 20.xi.2021