Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia lactucarum

Puccinia lactucarum Sydow, 1900

on Lactuca

gall

Aecia, uredinia and telia hypophyllous. Aecia not on strongly discoloured spots, deeply sunken in a pustule, opening by a pore. Uredinia cinnamon brown, soon naked, pulverulent; spores with 3-4(5) germination pores, each one capped by a hyaline papilla. Telia blackish brown; spores two-celled, ovoid, clearly verrucose, deciduous. Characteristic for this species is that from early summer on continuously new aecia are formed.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Lactuca hispida, perennis, quercina, sativa, serriola, viminea

references

Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Bahçecioğlu, Kabaktepe & Yildiz (2006a), Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Negrean (1996b), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a).

Last modified 23.xi.2021