Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia romagnoliana

Puccinia romagnoliana Maire & Saccardo, 1903

on Cyperus

Puccinia romagnoliana: three telia

Cyperus longus, from González Fragoso (1924a): section through three telia, embedded in the leaf tissue

gall

no host alternation. Uredinia and telia amphigenous, subepidermal, deeply sunken into the leaf tissue, often coalescing to groups of up to 3 cm, light brown. Telia differ from the uredinia by having 2-celled spores and by the presence of thick bundles of vertical narrow paraphyses.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Cyperus longus, rotundus.

references

Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1922a, 1924a), Savchenko, Heluta, Wasser & Nevo (2014d), Savchenko, Wasser, Heluta & Nevo (2019a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

Last modified 21.xii.2019