Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia biporospora

Puccinia biporospora (Zwetko) Scholler, 2015

on Urtica


see Puccinia urticata.

spermogonia, aecia


Urtica dioica, urens.


on Carex


uredinia light brown, amphigenous, often on small yellowish spots. Urediniospores with 2 equatorial germination pores. Telia up to 1 mm, blackish brown, amphigenous. Teliospores 2-celled; wall smooth, apicaly thickened; pedicel persistent, honey-coloured, up to half as long as the spore; the spores do not fall off.

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex pallescens.


Puccinia urticata var. biporula Zwetko,1993; ? P. urticae-pallescentis Tranzschel, 1910. See also the note under P. urticata.


Dietrich (2016b), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Maier, Wingfield, Mennicken & Wingfield (2007a), Scheuer & Bechter (2012a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

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