Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Puccinia fischeri

Puccinia fischeri Cruchet & Mayor, 1908

on Saxifraga


only telia. They are light brown, epiphyllous, less than a mm in size. Teliospores two-celled, short-elliptic, hardly constricted, without obvious apical papilla. The wall is smooth, uniformly thin; lower cell with a pore close to the attachment of the pedicel.


Saxifragaceae, narrowly monophagous

Saxifraga ?aizoides, biflora.


Brandenburger (1985a: 217), Buhr (1965a), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

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