Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia heterospora

Puccinia heterospora Berkeley & Curtis, 1868

on Alcea, etc.


Telia dark brown, mainly hypophyllous, in tight clusters. Spores predominantly unicellular, 15-29 x 17-30 µm, pedicel hyline, up to 100 µm.


Malvaceae, oligophagous

Alcea rosea; Anoda cristata; Sida urens; Wissadula amplissima.


Demers, Romberg & Castlebury (2015a), Gjaerum & Sunding (1986a).

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