Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia bellidiastri

Puccinia bellidiastri (Unger) Winter, 1881

on Bellidiastrum


no host plant alternation, only telia. Telia mainly on the malformed petioles and veins, look like blisters until they rupture and release powdery blackish brown spores. Teliospores two-celled, wall thin and smooth; pedicel hyaline thin, deciduous.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Bellidiastrum (= Aster) michelii.


Brandenburger (1985a: 610), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), Kruse, Thiel, Frauenberger ao (2019a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a).

Last modified 23.xi.2022