Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia clintonii

Puccinia clintonii Peck, 1876

on Pedicularis


no host plant alternation, only, mainly hypophyllous, telia on leaf spots, up to 1.5 mm. Two different types of spores are formed in separate telia: spores that germinate immediately (in cinnamon brown, compact sori, spores on a permanent pedicel of up to 40 µm) and spores that germinate only after hibernation (sori deep brown and pulverulent, spores with a deciduous pedicel of < 15 µm).


Orobanchaceae, narrowly monophagous

Pedicularis palustris, resupinata, sylvatica.


Brandenburger (1985a: 571), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), Henderson (2000a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a), Wilson & Henderson (1966a)

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