Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dicheirinia maderensis

Dicheirinia maderensis Gjaerum, 1982

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales

on Genista


only uredinia and telia (known?). Uredinia amphigenous, dark brown, without paraphyses; urediniospores short-elliptic, brown, echinulate, with 3(4) equatorial spores. Telia amphigenous, brownish black, soon naked, pulverulent, without paraphyses. Teliospores one-celled, oval, (dark) brown, remotely verrose, two together on a common, hyaline, ≥ 45 µm long pedicel. The one-celled pedicel apically bears two small hyaline cells, each on supporting one of the two spores.


Fabaceae, narrowly monophagous

Genista maderensis (=Telina m.).


for the genus Dicheirinia see de Carvalho jr & Hennen.


de Carvalhi jr & Hennen (2008a), Gjaerum (1982a).


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