Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia cladiana

Puccinia cladiana Guyot, 1938

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Cladium


No hostplant alternation, no spermogonia or aecia. Uredinia mainly hypophyllous, up to 3 mm long on brown leaf spots; they are pulverulent, rust-coloured. Urediniospores with 2-3 sub-eqautorial germination pores. No telia; teliospores are formed in small number in the uredinia. They are two-celled, standing on up to 20 µm long, deciduous pedicels.


Cyperaceae, monophagous

Cladium mariscus.


Brandenburger (1985a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).


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