Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia montana

Puccinia montana Fuckel, 1874

on Centaurea s.l.

gall

No host plant alternation, no aecia. Uredinia en telia both dark brown, mostly hypophyllous, strongly differing in size, depending on the season. Urediniospores spinulose with 2 equatorial germination pores that are not surrounded by a smooth zone. Teliospores two-celled, 20-32 x 32-48 µm, warty, on a short pedicel.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Centaurea carduiformis, kotschyi, nervosa, nigra, phrygia & subsp. melanocalathia, rhizantha; Cyanus montanus, triumfettii subsp. axillaris; Psephellus mucronifer.

Not on Cyanus segetum.

references

Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Negrean (1996b), Pellicier (2001a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Tomasi (2014a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2011a).

Last modified 24.xi.2021