Puccinia oxyriae Fuckel, 1875

on Oxyria


No host plant alternation, spermogonia and aecia unknown. Uredinia amphigenous, cinnamon brown, on small purple spots; urediniospores echinulate, with 4-6 indistinct scattered spores. Telia mainly hypophyllous, pulverulent, chestnut brown on small purple spots. Teliospores 2-celled, broadly elliptic, wall smooth, of uniform thickness; pedicel short, hyaline, easily deciduous.

host plants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Oxyria digyna.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 83), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Hagen (1941a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Maier, Wingfield, Mennicken & Wingfield (2007a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

mod 26.v.2019