Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia albigensis

Puccinia albigensis Mayor, 1957

on Avena


No host alternation known, only uredinia and telia. Uredinia yellowish brown, long covered by the epidermis, with many hyaline, flexible, up to 60 µm long paraphyses; spores 14-18 x 21-28 µm, with 2-3 equatorial germination pores, not capped by a papilla. Telia black, on the leaf sheaths, long covered by the epidermis; spores 2-celled, clavate, 14-21 x 33-47; pedicel yellow to brown, deciduous, up t0 35 µm.

host plants

Poaceae, narrowly monophagous

Avena fatua.


often considered conspecific with P. graminis..


Brandenburger (1985a: 807), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 13.xii.2022