Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia cladii

Puccinia cladii Ellis & Tracy, 1895

on Cladium


No hostplant alternation, no spermogonia or aecia. Uredinia and telia brown and blackish brown, respectively, forming over 2 cm long stripes and leaves and stem. Urediniospores with 4, less often 3, equatorial germination pores. Teliospores two-celled, on up to 10 µm lang, persistent pedicel.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Cladium mariscus.


Brandenburger (1985a: 682), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), Henderson (2000a, 2004a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a), Woods, Stringer, Evans & Chater (2015a).

Last modified 18.xii.2022