Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia ilicis

Puccinia ilicis Yen & Zambettakis, 1977

on Ilex

gall

No host plant alternation, no spermogonia and aecia (known). Urediniospores and teliospores are produced in common hypophyllous sori. Teliospores two-celled, on pedicels of 80-170 ┬Ám.

hostplants

Aquifoliaceae, monophagous

Ilex aquifolium.

notes

In BioInfo (2013) Malcolm Storey makes the suggestion that in the original description the hostplant may be confused with mahonia, implying that the description in fact refers to the common Cumminsiella mirabilissima.

references

Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a)

22/07/2013

Last modified 20.xi.2017