Puccinia cirsii-eriophori Jacky, 1899
spermogonia mostly epiphyllous. Aecia generally hypophyllous, solitary, on small yellowed spots; peridium rudimentary, spore mass orange yellow, spores not formed in chains; they are released through a pore. Uredinia and telia amphigenous. Uredinia rust coloured, pulverulent; spores on average > 30 µm, with three pores, each on capped by a low papilla. Telia small, dark brown, pulverulent; spores two-celled, very finely verruculose; germination pore of the top cel apical.
Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous
Cirsium eriophorum, erisithales, ferox, leucocephalum.
often considered conspecific with P. cnici.
Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).