Puccinia paederotae Saville,1968

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Paederota

gall

no host plant alternation, only telia. The telia consist of a compact centre of spores the germinate almost immediately, surrounded by brown pulverulent sori with spores that only germinate after hibernation. The hibernating spores have a comparatively thick, brown wall and a deciduous pedicel; the soon hibernating spores have a thinner, yellowish to hyaline wall and a more persistent pedicel.

hostplants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Paederota bonarota, lutea.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 570), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

24/12/2016

mod 7.vii.2017