Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia afra

Puccinia afra Winter, 1887

on Lycium


No host plant alternation. Aecia pale orange, in groups mainly on the disfigured perianth and pedicels, peridium almost erect. Uredinia and telia on the leaves, amphigenous. Teliospores 2-celled, gold coloured.

host plants

Solanaceae, monophagous

Lycium barbarum, europaeum.


African species; in Europe only the aecia have been found.


Brandenburger (1985a: 550), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mennicken, Maier & Oberwinkler (2005a).

Last modified 14.xi.2022