Puccinia gibberosa Lagerheim, 1888

on Drymochloa

gall

uredinia rust-coloured, epiphyllous, with paraphyses; spores with 8-9 germination pores. Telia hypophyllous, blackish brown, covered by the epidermis, divided into compartments by rows of brown paraphyses; spores two-celled, apically with 1-5 only 2-6 µm long digitiform processes; pedicel very short.

uredinia, telia

Poaceae, monophagous

Drymochloa sylvatica (= Festuca altissima).

synonyms

often considered conspecific with P. coronata.

notes

the host alternation is not known. Artificial infection of Frangula alnus en Rhamnus cathartica, hostplants of P. coronata failed.

references

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

11/01/2017

mod 16.vii.2017