Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia coaetanea

Puccinia coaetanea Bubák, 1905

on Galium


Spermogonia amphigenous, numerous, large. Aecia hypophyllous, in groups on yellow to purple leaf spots, cupulate, with white, recurved margin split into segments and yellow spores. Uredinia amphigenous, long covered by the epidermis, ultimately brown, pulverulent; spores with 2-3(4) germination pores. Telia hypophyllous, black, compact; spores two-celled, 20-24 x 38-42 µm, brown, with apically strongly thickened wall; pedicel thick, persistent.

host plants

Rubiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Galium bieberstenii, glaucum.


Brandenburger (1985a: 507), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Kabaktepe, Karakuş & Mutlu (2015a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

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