Pucciniastrum epilobii G.H. Otth, (willowherb rust)

27 Jun 2007 at OSGR: SU56 in Berks, England

Record Summaryon willow herb
Found asUredia (II)
Date27 June 2007
Associated organismEpilobium
OS grid refOSGR: SU56
Lat/Lon51° 20' N, 1° 10' W
Vice CountyBerks, VC no: 22
Voucher27 Jun 2007[B]
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Notes: Uredia punctiform with apical pore, hypophyllous, in patches, eventually covering much of leaf underside; occasionally in lines along base of inflorescence branches. Leaf upper surface with faded yellowish, unbounded spots above.

Uredospores: echinulate, clavate to amygdaliform or ellipsoid, 18-26/13-14µm, with yellow granular contents, hyaline in some uredia.

Telia: pale brown, subepidermal in brown spots.

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