Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia desmazieri

Puccinia desmazieri Constanineau, 1916

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Cynodon

gall

no host plant aalternation (known), onlly uredinia and telia; both amphigenous, brown and blackish brown, respectively. Urediiospores 17-25 x 20-38 µm, with 2(-3) equatorial germination pores and a conspicuously thick wall (up to 5 µm). Teliospores 2-celled, elliptic; wall of top cell apically not thickened wall; pedicel thick, hyaline, persistent, up to 150 µm.

uredinia, telia

Poaceae, monophagous

Cynodon dactylon.

synonyms

according to the Index Fungorum (2016), the spelling “desmazieresi” is incorrect.

references

Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

29/11/2016

Last modified 28.vi.2017