Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia ferruginosa

Puccinia ferruginosa Sydow & Sydow, 1902

on Artemisia


No host plant alternation; telia only. They are rust coloured, pulverulent, punctate and hypophyllous, therefore difficult to find among the hair cover. Spores two-celled, honey-coloured, smooth, on a persistent, 50 µm long pedicel.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Artemisia vulgaris.


Brandenburger (1985a: 633), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Melzer, Pittoni, Poelt & Scheuer (1984a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a), Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011a).

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