Puccinia thymi (Fuckel) Karsten, 1884

on Thymus

gall

No host plant alternation, only telia. Telia predominantly on the stems, petioles and midribs, long covered by the epidermis, eventually black. Spores two-celled, each cell with a hyaline papilla; on a pedicel that is about as long as the spore itself. Infested plants form consicuous witches’ brooms, with small, widely separated leaves.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Thymus alpestris; “angustifolius”, praecox & subsp. ligusticus + polytrichus, pulcherrimus, pulegioides & subsp. chamaedrys + pannonicus, serpyllum.

synonyms

Puccinia caulincola Schneider, 1871; schneideri Schröter, 1879.

notes

see also Uredo morvernensis.

references

Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Schmid-Heckel (1985a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Tomasi (2014a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

27/05/2017

mod 21.xi.2017