Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia cladiana

Puccinia cladiana Guyot, 1938

on Cladium


No hostplant alternation, no spermogonia or aecia. Uredinia mainly hypophyllous, up to 3 mm long on brown leaf spots; they are pulverulent, rust-coloured. Urediniospores with 2-3 sub-eqautorial germination pores. No telia; teliospores are formed in small number in the uredinia. They are two-celled, standing on up to 20 µm long, deciduous pedicels.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Cladium mariscus.


Brandenburger (1985a: 682), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

Last modified 18.xii.2022