Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia circaeae-caricis

Puccinia circaeae-caricis Hasler, 1930

on Circaea


aecia hypophyllous, on 4-8 mm large spots; peridium cupulate, white, margin revolute; aeciospores hyaline.

spermogonia, aecia

Onagraceae, oligophagous

Circaea alpina & subsp. caulescens + pacifica, erubescens, x intermedia, lutetiana; Fuchsia x hortensis.

on Carex


uredinia hypophyllous, also on the stem, light brown. Urediniospores generally ± elliptic, wall spiny-verrucose, with (2)3(4), equatorially placed, pores. Telia like the uredinia, black. Teliospores 2-celled, almost without constriction clavate, narrowing into the hyaline pedicel; wall smooth, apical part of top cell moderately thickened.

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex acuta, buxbaumii, elata, nigra.


Brandenburger (1985a: 411, 867), Buhr (1964b), Doppelbaur (1968a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 18.xii.2022