Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia chondrillae

Puccinia chondrillae Corda, 1840

on Lactuca

Puccinia chondrillae: spores

Lactuca muralis, from González Fragoso (1924a): urediniospores and teliospores


Aecia, uredinia and telia hypophyllous. Aecia often mixed with spermogonia, on strongly discoloured spots, deeply sunken in a pustule, opening by a pore. Uredinia cinnamon brown, soon naked, pulverulent; spores with 3-4(5) germination pores, each one capped by a hyaline papilla. Telia blackish brown; spores two-celled, ovoid, verruculose, on a short pedicel.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Lactuca alpina, muralis, perennis, quercina, sativa, serriola, viminea.

Not on Chondrilla!


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2016a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Losa España (1942a), Ludwig (1974a), Marková & Urban (1988a), Pellicier (2001a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

Last modified 11.vii.2019