Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia imperatoriae

Puccinia imperatoriae Jacky, 1899

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Peucedanum

Puccinia imperatoriae: teliospores

Peucedanum ostruthiumn uit González Fragoso (1924a): teliospores


No host plant alternation, only telia. They are chocolate-brown, small, pustular, long covered by the epidermis, hypophyllous, but also on the petiole, causing clear galling. Sporen two-celled, ovoid, 15-25 x 25-45 µm; wall smooth, thin; pedicel short, hyaline, deciduous; germination pores capped by small but distinct papillae.


Apiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Peucedanum ostruthium (= Imperatoria o.).


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 452), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).


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