Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia baldensis

Puccinia baldensis Gäumann, 1951

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Tephroseris


spermogonia in large epiphyllous groups. Aecia hypophyllous on yellow, violet-margined spots; peridium cylindrical.

spermogonia, aecia

Asteraceae, monophagous

Tephroseris longifolia subsp. brachychaeta.

on Poa


uredinia mainly hypophyllous, rust-coloured, less than 0.5 mm; urediniospores with ± 4 pores. Telia epiphyllous, 0.5-1 mm, shining black, divided in compartments by rows of paraphyses. Teliospores two-celled, slender fusiform, wall smooth, thickened at the tip; pedicel short, brownish, persistent.

uredinia, telia

Poaceae, monophagous

Poa pratensis.


Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a).


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