Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia maculosa

Puccinia maculosa Schweinitz,1834

on Prenanthes


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

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Prenanthes purpurea.


Puccinia prenanthis Kunze, 1823; P. prenanthis-purpureae (de Candolle) Lindroth,1901.


Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1965a), Doppelbaur & Doppelbaur (1973a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Marková & Urban (1988a), Mułenko, Sałata & Wołczańska (1995a), Negrean (1997a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Preece & Hick (1994a), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska (2006a), Savchenko, Wasser, Heluta & Nevo (2019a), Schmid-Heckel (1985a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Tomasi (2003a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

Last modified 21.xii.2019