Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia pulvinata

Puccinia pulvinata Rabenhorst, 1871

on Echinops


Like Puccinia echinopis, but differs in the much larger teliospores (43-63 x 30-38 µm), born on a long pedicel (up to 185 µm).

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Echinops acantholepis, gaillardotii, polyceras, pungens, ritro, spinosissimus & subsp. bovei.


Mediterranean species.


Bahcecioglu & Gjaerum (2004a), Brandenburger (1985a), Gäumann (1959a), Gjaerum (1986a), Savchenko, Heluta, Wasser & Nevo (2014d), Savchenko, Wasser, Heluta & Nevo (2019a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

Last modified 21.xii.2019