Puccinia varelae Unamuno 1933

on Epilobium

gall

No host plant alternation, only uredinia and telia. Uredinia amphigenous, on violet to brown leaf spots. Teliospores 12-23 µm with 2 germination pores. Telia small, hypophyllous, covered by the epidermis. Teliospores 2-celled (but 1-celled spores are not rare), 17-21 x 22-30 µm; wall smooth, apically thickened (to 7 µm); pedicel 17-60 µm, persistent.

hostplants

Onagraceae, narrowly monophagous

Epilobium palustre.

notes

species of the Iberian peninsula.

references

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

03/12/2016

mod 17.vii.2017