Puccinia mauritanica Maire, 1915

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Asperula

gall

no host plant alternation. Spermogonia unkown. Aecia hypophyllous on purple leafspots visible at both sides; cupulate, peridium yellowish white, laciniate, segments at first erect; spore mass yellow. No uredinia. Telia on leaves and stems, blackish brown, compact. Sporen 2-celled, smooth, 20-25 x 42-55 µm; pedicel brownish, about as long as the spore, brittle.

hostplants

Rubiaceae, monophagous

Asperula hirsuta.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 504), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a).

16/04/2017

mod 28.vi.2017