Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia hysteriiformis

Puccinia hysteriiformis Peck, 1881

on Caryophyllaceae, Alsinoideae

gall

No host plant alternation, telia only. They are hypophyllous, long covered by the epidermis, eventually pulverulent, black. Spores two-celled, weakly constricted, apically rounded, 14-19 x 38-52 µm, upper pore ± apical, lowee one close to the septum; wall smooth, apically strongly thickened. Pedicel persistent, up to 120 µm long, mostly hyaline but apical part brown.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, oligophagous

Arenaria serpyllifolia; Cerastium alpinum, arvense, brachypetalum, carinthiacum, cerastoides, gibraltaricum, tomentosum, uniflorum; Gypsophila repens; Minuartia recurva, verna.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 99), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Kabaktepe & Bahcecioglu (2012a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Terrier (1961a).

27/04/2017

Last modified 20.xi.2017