Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dicheirinia canariensis

Dicheirinia canariensis de Urries, 1954

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales

on Cytisus

Dicheirinia canariensis: telium on Cytisus proliferus

Cytisus proliferus, telium; illustration derived from de Urries (top right the tip of a paraphyse)


only telia (known?).Telia mainly hypophyllous, up to 1 mm, bursting through the epidermis. Teliospores verrucose, oval, one-celled, 2 (rarely 3 o4 4) on a common, up to 100 ┬Ám long pedicel. Between the spores many slender paraphyses.


Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Cytisus proliferus.


for the genus Dicheirinia see de Carvalho jr & Hennen.


de Carvalhi jr & Hennen (2008a), Gjaerum (1976a, 1987a), de Urries (1954a).


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