Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia albulensis

Puccinia albulensis Magnus, 1890

on Veronica


no host plant alternation, only telia: chestnut brown, hypophyllous, sometimes covering the whole leaf, also on the basal internodes; spores 2-celled, oval, 13-21 x 23-38 µm, lower cell smooth, upper one more or less verrucose; pedicel short, hyaline, deciduous. The fungus is mostly systemic.


Plantaginaceae, narrowly monophagous

Veronica alpina, aphylla, incana.


Puccinia porteri, Peck, 1874,as described by González Fragoso, refers to albulensis


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 576), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Henderson (2000a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Maire (1943a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1967a).

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