Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia acanthii

Puccinia acanthii Sydow & Sydow, 1904

on Onopordum


No host plant alternation, only uredinia and telia, both mostly hypophyllous, dispersed. Uredinia pulverulent, pale brown; spores spinulose. Telia dark brown; spores 2-celled, on a short pedicel.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Onopordum acanthium, acaulon.


Brandenburger (1985a: 670), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a)

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