Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia varelae

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

Last modified 17.vii.2017