Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia crepidis-montanae

Puccinia crepidis-montanae Magnus, 1904

on Crepis


No host plant alternation. Spermogonia mainly epiphyllous on brown, yellow-margined leaf spots. Aecia hypophyllous, cupulate, yellow with recurved margin, on yellow spots, also on veins and petioles. Uredinia amphigenous, pulverulent, brown. Urediniospores20-24 x 25-31 µm, with (2)3(4) on or abbove the equator. Telia mainly hypophyllous, almost black; spores 21-31 x 27-45 µm, two-celled, finely verrucose, on short, hyaline, deciduous pedicels.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Crepis pontana.


Brandenburger (1985a: 680), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 30.xi.2022