Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia eriophori-alpini

Puccinia eriophori-alpini Allescher, 1884

on Solidago


Spermogonia yellow, epiphyllous. Aecia dish-shaped to cupulate with recurved margin, white, hypophyllous on pale spots.

spermogonia, aecia

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Solidago virgaurea.

on Trichophorum


uredinia are rarely formed; the spores have 2, ± equatorial pores. Telia 0.5-1 mm, black, compact, long covered by the epidermis. Teliospores 2-celled, on a brownish, thick, persistent pedicel of 24-53 µm.

uredinia, telia

Cyperaceae, oligophagous

Trichophorum alpinnum, cespitosum & subsp. germanicum


Puccinia confinis Sydow & Sydow, 1920.


Brandenburger (1985a: 615, 864), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a.

Last modified 23.xi.2022