Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia arnicae-scorpioidis

Puccinia arnicae-scorpioidis (de Candolle) Magnus, 1893

on Doronicum


Only telia. They are amphigenous, blackish brown, pulverulent, often on yellow leaf spots. No urediniospores in the telia. Teliospores 2-celled, short-oval, finely verrucose; pedicel hyaline, deciduous, up to 70 µm.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Doronicum grandiflorum.

According to Klenke & Scholler; González Fragoso additionally mentions clusii and glaciale.


Brandenburger (1985a: 644), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mayor (1970a).

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