Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia salihae

Puccinia salihae Kirbağ & Aime, 2011

on Thymelaea


No host plant alternation. Aecia on leaves, branches and fruits; peridium tubular, erect, 1 mm long, white to honey-coloured; aeciospores short-oval, 20-23 µm long. Uredinia mainly on leaves and branches, up to 2 mm long, yellowish, long covered by the epidermis, without paraphyses; urediniospores globular, echinulate, with 4 dispersed spores. Telia mainly on the leaves, up to 2 mm, black, powdery. Teliospores two-celled, short-elliptic, hardly constricted, 45-51 µm long, upper pore apical, lower one near the septum, wall smooth, brown, near the tip somewhat thickened. Pedicel hyaline, 10-25 µm, deciduous.

host plants

Thymelaeaceae, monophagous

Thymelaea aucheri.


Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Kirbağ, Aime & Kursat (2011a).

Last modified 26.xi.2021