Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia versicolor

Puccinia versicolor Dietel & Holway, 1897

on grasses

Puccinia versicolor teliospores

teliospores (from Saba & Khalid)

parasite

Uredinia black, hypophyllous; spores 21–27 × 25–33 µm, almost smooth, with up to 5 indistinct pores. Telia also black, hypophyllous, pulvinate; spores 24–34 × 37–52 µm, regularly 3-celled; pedicel persistent, light brown, 18-91 µm.

uredinia, telia

Poaceae, oligophagous

Andropogon gayanus; Heteropogon contortus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Gjaerum & Sunding (1986a), Saba & Khalid (2013a), .

Last modified 9.xi.2021