Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia ammophilae

Puccinia ammophilae Guyot, 1932

on Ammophila


No host plant alternation (or not known). Uredinia strictly hypophyllous, orange, soon naked, in long stripes covering the entire lamina; no paraphyses. Urediniospores with 6-8 distributed germination pores. Telia small, distributed, inconspicuous. Teliosporen 2-celled, hardly constricted, clavate; wall smooth, thin except an apical thickening; pedicel generally short.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Ammophila arenaria.


among others Termorshuizen & Swertz, and also the Index Fungorum (2016), consider ammophilae conspecific with Puccinia elymi.


Brandenburger (1985a: 803), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

Last modified 12.xii.2022