Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia brachycyclica

Puccinia brachycyclica Fischer, 1934

on Tragopogon


Similar to P. hysterium but the spermogonia are smaller (50-90 µm, rather than 90-140 µm) and are without aecia directly followed by the telia.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Tragopogon dubius, porrifolius, pratensis & subsp. orientalis.


Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 697), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a).

Last modified 1.xii.2022