Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pucciniastrum arcticum

Pucciniastrum arcticum Tranzschel, 1895

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniastraceae

on Rubus

gall

only uredinia and telia known. Uredinia hypophyllous, yellowish, often covering the entire leaf; they are sub-epidermal, spores are liberated through a small pore; urediniospores pedicellate, hyaline, finely echinulate. Telia also hypophyllous, sub-epidermal, brown; teliospores ± globular, smooth, without pedicels.

hostplants

Rosaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rubus arcticus, ? chamaemorus, saxatilis.

notes

in arctic North America host alteration occurs with Picea glauca; this has not been observed in the European Arctic.

references

Buhr (1964b) Gäumann (1959a), González-Fragoso (1925a), Helfer (2005a) Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

25/04/2017

Last modified 28.vi.2017