Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia clusii

Puccinia clusii Gäumann, 1943

on Doronicum


Only telia. They are numerous, amphigenous, blackish brown, long covered by the epidermis, often on yellow leaf spots. In small number also urediniospores are forned here, with two supra-equatorial germination pores. Teliospores 2-celled, short-oval, finely verrucose; pedicel hyaline, deciduous, up to 90 µm.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Doronicum clusii, glaciale & subsp. calcareum.

According to Klenke & Scholler; Gäuman mentions only clusii.


Brandenburger (1985a: 644), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

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