Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia capillaris

Puccinia capillaris Gäumann, 1939

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Bellidiastrum


Aecia hypophyllous, cupulate, surrounded by a yellow or red zone, peridium well developed, frayed.

spermogonia, aecia

Asteraceae, monophagous

Bellidiastrum (= Aster) michelii.

on Carex, sexual generation


uredinia hypophyllous. Telia blackish brown, soon naked. Teliospores two-celled, clavate, smooth, wall apically thickened; pedicel as long as the spore, persistent.

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex capillaris.


Blumer (1946a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).


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