Puccinia lythri Syrgij, 1964

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Lythrum

gall

No host plant alternation; only uredinia and telia, both hypophyllous, cinnamon coloured and alsmost black, respectively; the telia may merge into black crusts. Urediniospores spinulose, 19-25 x 21-29 µ. Teliospores 2-celled, 14-25 x 40-60 µm, wall smooth, pedicel persistent.

hostplants

Lythraceae, monophagous

Lythrum salicaria.

references

Brandenburger (1985a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

20/12/2016

mod 28.vi.2017