Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia matricariae

Puccinia matricariae Sydow, 1930

on Matricaria


No host plant alternation; only uredinia and telia. Uredinia on the leaves and stems, pale brown; spores with 3, ± equatorial, germination pores. Telia mainly on the stems, black; spores two-celled, verrucose, on a persistent pedicel of 60-100 µm.


Asteraceae, probably narrowly monophagous

Matricaria chamomilla.


Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

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