Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia constricta

Puccinia constricta (Lagerheim) Bubák, 1900

on Teucrium


No host alternation, only telia. Telia hypophyllous, black, eventually pulverulent. Spores two-celled, somewhat constricted, 36-42 µm long, cell wall apically somewhat thickened, on a deciduous, hyaline pedicel of equal length.

host plants

Lamiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Teucrium montanum, orientale, polium.


Bahcecioglu & Gjaerum (2004a), Bahçecioğlu & Kabaktepe (2012a), Bahçecioğlu, Kabaktepe & Yildiz (2006a), Brandenburger (1985a: 544), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swerz (2011a), Tomasi (2014a).

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