Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia atragenes

Puccinia atragenes Hausmann, 1861

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Clematis


No host plant alternation, only telia. Telia epihyllous, dark brown, 1-2 mm wide, pulverulent; without paraphyses. Teliospores two-celled, rounded elliptic; wall thick and smooth, apically hardly thickened, germination pores (apicall in the top cell, almost basally in the lower one) with a low papilla; pedicel hyaline, persistent, up to 120 µm.


Ranunculaceae, narrowly monophagous

Clematis alpina.


Brandenburger (1085a), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).


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