Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia bupleuri-stellati

Puccinia bupleuri-stellati Gäumann, 1939

on Bupleurum


The fungus is systemic; infected plant parts are etiolated and thickened; the plants do not come into flower. Spermogonia amphigenous, numerous, scattered, yellowish brown. No aecia. Uredinia and telia amphigenous, scattered or in circular groups. Urediniospores unicellular, yellowish brown. Telia initially long covered by the epidermis, blackish brown; spores two-celled on a short deciduous pedicel.

host plants

Apiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Bupleurum stellatum.


Termorshuizen & Swertz consider this species identical to P. bupleuri.


Brandenburger (1985a: 433), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a.

Last modified 28.x.2022