Puccinia sardonensis Gäumann, 1945

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Callianthemum

gall

spermogonia epiphyllous. Aecia hypophyllous, orange, cupulate with recurved peridium segments, in dense groups on the midrib, petiole and stem on discoloured, somewhat swollen spots.

spermogonia, aecia

Ranunculaceae, polyphagous

Callianthemum angustifolium, coriandrifolium.


on Anthoxanthum, Helictochloa

gall

uredinia orange, amphigenous. up to 1 mm long, on discoloured spots; no paraphyses. Urediniospores with 5-7 distributed germination pores. Between the spores almost colourless distinctly capitate paraphyses. Telia amphigenous, blackish brown, often fusing into black crusts, long covered by the epidermis, divided into compartments by rows of paraphyses. Teliospores inverted cone-shaped, 2-celled; the wall is smooth, thin except in the flattened tip. Pedicel very short.

hostplants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Anthoxanthum alpinum; Helictochloa versicolor.

synonyms

several authors and also the Index Fungorum (2016), consider this species conspecific with P. recondita.

notes

high-alpine species.

references

Brandenburger (1985), Gäumann (1959a), Hafellner (1980a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

14/12/2016

mod 13.vii.2017