Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dicheirinia canariensis

Dicheirinia canariensis de Urries, 1954

on Cytisus, Genista

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.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Genista canariensis, microphylla; Cytisus proliferus.


for the genus Dicheirinia see de Carvalho jr & Hennen.


Beltran Tejera (1976a), de Carvalhi jr & Hennen (2008a), Gjaerum (1976a, 1987a), Gjaerum & Sunding (1986a), de Urries (1954a).

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