Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia aecidii-leucanthemi

Puccinia aecidii-leucanthemi Fischer, 1898

on Leucanthemum


aecia in large round group; peridium as a whitish, outwards bent fringe; spores 14-18 µm, only rarely > 18 µm.

spermogonia, aecia

Asteraceae, monophagous

Leucanthemum vulgare.

on Carex


uredinia and telia elongated, small, rarely longer than 1/4 mm, long covered by the epidermid. Urediniospores with sparse conical spines and 2 pores above the equator. Teliospores 2-celled, often obpyriform, wall smooth, in distal part of apical cell strongly thickened; pedicel hyaline, persistent, up to 35 µm.

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex montana.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 639), Buhr (1964b), Doppelbaur & Doppelaur (1968a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Tóth (1994a), Zwetko & Blanz (2012a).

Last modified 26.xi.2022