Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia microsora

Puccinia microsora Körnicke, 1874

on Carex

gall

No host plant alternation, only uredinia and telia, both hypophyllous. Uredinia numerous, light brown, up to 1 mm. Telia minute, dark greyish brown. The normal, two-celled teliospores are a minority, sometimes they are completely absent. Their place is taken by “amphispores”: one-celled, brown, irregular in shape and wall thickness.

hostplants

Cyperceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex vesicaria.

references

Brandenburger (1985a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mayor (1971a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a).

11/11/2016

Last modified 21.xi.2017