Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia callistephi

Puccinia callistephi Săvulescu, 1939

on Callistephus


No hostplant alternation, only uredinia and telia. Uredinia amphigenous, dispersed over the leaf, light chestnut brown. Telia blackish brown, pulverulent. Teliospores short-oval, 2-celled, somewhat constricted; wall smooth, apically weakly thickened; pedicel long, thick, persistent.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Callistephus chinensis.


Brandenburger (1985a: 613), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Negrean & Anastasiu (2006a).

Last modified 23.xi.2022