Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia launaeae

Puccinia launaeae Maire, 1907

on Launaea

parasite

Uredinia and telia, dark brown and black. Urediniospores spinulose, 2 equatatorial pores, 16-24 x 20-28 µm, also formed in the telia. Teliospore 2-celled, smooth, 20-28 x 30-45 µm.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Launaea fragilis.

synonyms

Puccinia launeae.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 688), Savchenko, Heluta, Wasser & Nevo (2014d).

Last modified 3.xii.2022