Puccinia swertiae (Opiz) Winter, 1881

on Swertia

gall

No host alternation. Aecia small, yellow. Uredinia hardly formed, blackish brown on pale yellow spots, long covered by the epidermis; spores with 2 germination pores above the equator. Telia mainly epiphyllous. Teliospores almost globular, 2-celled; wall smooth, of uniform thickness; petiole thin, hyaline, deciduous.

hostplants

Gentianaceae, monophagous

Swertia perennis & subsp. alpestris.

references

Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), Negrean (1996a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

02/01/2017

mod 18.vii.2017