Puccinia romagnoliana Maire & Saccardo, 1903

on Cyperus

Puccinia romagnoliana: three telia

Cyperus longus, from González Fragoso (1924a): section through three telia, embedded in the leaf tissue


no host alternation. Uredinia and telia amphigenous, subepidermal, deeply sunken into the leaf tissue, often coalescing to groups of up to 3 cm, light brown. Telia differ from the uredinia by having 2-celled spores and by the presence of thick bundles of vertical narrow paraphyses.


Cyperaceae, monophagous

Cyperus longus, rotundus.


Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1922a, 1924a), Savchenko, Heluta, Wasser & Nevo (2014d) Israel, Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).


mod 21.xi.2017