Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pucciniastrum agrimoniae

Pucciniastrum agrimoniae (Dietel) Tranzschel, 1895

on Agrimonia

Pucciniastrum agrimoniae: uredinia on Agrimonia eupatoria

Agrimonia eupatoria, Vierhouten: uredinia © Arnold Grosscurt

Melampsorella caryophyllacearum: uredinium (cross section)

Agrimonia eupatoria, from González-Fragoso (1925a): section through uredinium. The layer of cells below the epidermis is the actual outer wall of the uredinium: the peridium


only uredinia and telia known. Uredinia sub-epidermal. Telia in small, reddish brown pads. The teliospores are formed in groups of a few cells in the intracellular space of the leaf tissue.

host plants

Rosaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Agrimonia eupatoria, leucantha, parviflora, pilosa, repens; Aremonia agrimonoides.


Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Bahçecioğlu, Kabaktepe & Yildiz (2006a), Beltran Tejera (1976a), Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), Gjaerum & Sunding (1986a), González-Fragoso (1925a), Helfer (2005a), Henderson (2000a), Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2016a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Kruse (2014a, 2019a), Leysen (2013a), Ludwig (1974a), Maier, Begerow, Weiß & Oberwinkler (2003a), Marková & Urban (1988a), Roskam (2019a), Scheuer & Bechter (2012a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a) Unamuno (1941b), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2007a) Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

Last modified 29.xi.2021