Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia humilicola

Puccinia humilicola Hasler, 1937

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Carex


no host alternation, only uredinia and telia, both hypophyllous on discoloured leaf spots. Uredinia up to 0.5 mm, reddish brown, soon naked. Urediniospores 23-29 x 25-33 µm, spinulose, with 3 equatorial pores.Telia up to 0.3 mm, black. Teliospores two-celled, broad-elliptic, ± 20 x 33 µ,m. Pedicel hyaline, up to 70 µm. The top cell has a double-layered wall: outer layer hyaline, inner one brown.


Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagpus

Carex humilis.


Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kummer (2012a).


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