Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia dubyi

Puccinia dubyi Müller Argoviensis, 1853

on Androsace


No host plant alternation, only telia. Telia amphigenous, long covered by the epidermis, dark brown. Teliospores light brown, almost globular, two-celled; wall uniformly thick and smooth; germination pore of the top cell almost apical, the one of the lower cell sub-equatorial, both covered by a low papilla; pedicel short, deciduous.

host plants

Primulaceae, narrowly monophagous

Androsace alpina, carnea, helvetica, lactea, obtusifolia, pubescens.


Brandenburger (1985a: 475), Buhr (1964b), Gäumann (1959a), González Fragoso (1924a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 4.xi.2022