Puccinia epilobii de Candolle, 1815

on Epilobium

gall

No hostplant alternation; telia only. They are amphigenous, reddish brown, pulverulentl often with a thickened margin, giving them somewhat the appearance of aecia; the spores are 2-celled, 13-25 x 26-45 µm, born on a short, deciduous pedicel. Infected plants are disfigured and remain sterile; the leaves are pale and thickened.

host plants

Onagraceae, monophagous

Epilobium alsinifolium, anagallidifolium, collinum, davuricum, dodonaei, hirsutum, hornemanni, lactiflorum, montanum, obscurum, palustre, parviflorum, roseum, tetragonum.

references

Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Dietrich (2013a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), Gjaerum (1982a), Gjaerum & Dennis (1976a), González Fragoso (1924a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Melzer, Pittoni, Poelt & Scheuer (1984a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

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