Puccinia helvetica Schröter, 1874

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Asperula

gall

no host plant alternation, no aecia. Uredinia small, amphigenous, reddish brown. Telia hypophyllous, dark brown, long covered by the epidermis. Teliospores two-celled, ± oval; wall thin and smooth; pedicel hyaline, short, deciduous.

hostplants

Rubiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Asperula taurina & subsp. leucanthera.

synonyms

According to Klenke & Scholler the valid name of this species is P. rubiae Fuckel, 1871. An explanation is not given; the Index Fungorum (2016) considers both names valid.

references

Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Negrean & Denchev (2000a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a).

14/10/2016

mod 28.vi.2017